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Lord Molyneux’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642-1644
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelLord Molyneux
Area RaisedLancashire
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Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Raised as part of the Earl of Derby’s forces in Lancashire, they alternately served in the North and with the Oxford Army

Service History

1642

  • September: Siege of Manchester
  • October: Battle of Edgehill
  • November: Storm of Brentford
  • November: Standoff at Turnham Green
  • December: Garrison of Brill

1643

  • January: Skirmish at Brill
  • January: Defence of Brill
  • March: Storm of Lancaster
  • March: Storm of Preston
  • April: Battle of Whalley Abbey
  • July: Storm of Burton on Trent?
  • July: Storm of Bristol
  • August to September: Siege of Gloucester
  • September: First Battle of Newbury

1644

  • January: Battle of Nantwich

Notes

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Lord Molyneux

Strength

See Also

The regiment are re-enacted by Sir Richard, Lord Molyneux's Regiment of the Sealed Knot and by Lord Molyneux's.