Lord Mohun’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642-6
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
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

1642

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

1643

  • 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

1644

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

1645

  • August to September: Besieged in Bristol

1646

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

Notes

Flags

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

Strength

  • March 1644: 8 to 10 companies at Cheriton

See Also