Lord Mohun’s Regiment of Foot

ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelLord Mohun
Sir Walter Slingsby
Coat ColourUnknown
Area RaisedCornwall
Flag ColourUnknown
Flag DesignUnknown
Field ArmiesHopton 1642-4

Later Sir Walter Slingsby's Regiment of Foot

One of the five famous Cornish volunteer regiments of foot that were the backbone of Hopton’s 1643 campaign in the West

Service History


  • October: Skirmish at Milbrook?
  • November: Skirmish at Milbrook
  • December: Siege of Exeter


  • 19th January: Battle of Braddock Down
  • January: Storm of Saltash
  • February: Skirmish at Stoke near Plymouth
  • 23rd April: Battle of Beacon Hill
  • 25th April: Battle of Sourton Down
  • 16th May: Battle of Stratton
  • 5th July: Battle of Lansdowne
  • July: Skirmish at Rowde Ford
  • 8th - 13th July: Besieged in Devizes
  • 13th July: Battle of Roundway Down
  • 26th July: Storm of Bristol - Part of Slanning's Brigade


  • 29th March: Battle of Cheriton - Now commanded by Sir Walter Slingsby
  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury?


  • August to September: Besieged in Bristol


  • March to August: Besieged at Pendennis Castle?
  • May to June: Besieged in Oxford?



Notable Officers

Warwick, Lord Mohun of Okehampton

Having raised a regiment despite his local unpopularity, Mohun resigned his commission after less than a year, around September 1643. Mohun's arms were or, a cross ingrailed sa (yellow with a black spikey cross).

Sir Walter Slingsby

Officer List

  • Colonel Lord Mohun
  • Lt Col, later Col Sir Walter Slingsby
  • Lt Col Sir William Courtney
  • Sergeant-Major Parrey
  • Captain Lambert
  • Captain Glyn
  • Captain Saul
  • Captain Williams
  • Captain Mannington
  • Captain Corey


  • March 1644: 8 to 10 companies at Cheriton

See Also