Colonel Philip Frowd’s Regiment of Foot

Active1645 to 1646
ConflictsSecond Civil War?
ColonelPhilip Frowd
Area RaisedSouth
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Royalist regiment of foot besieged at Exeter at the end of the First Civil War

Service History


  • October to April 1646: Besieged at Exeter


  • April: Surrender at Exeter


Included a troop of horse.

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Philip Frowd

Frowd (or Frowde) surrendered at Exeter in the First Civil War. He Was knighted after the Restoration and there is a monument to him at Bath Abbey

Officer Lists

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642

  • Colonel Phillip Frowde
  • Lieutenant Colonel William Mead (1)
  • Sargeant Major Rychaut Ment. I.O.
  • Lieutenant Sylvester Shepheard I.O. L + W to Sgnt. Maj. Rychaut

Officers of Horse

  • Lieutenant Thomas Howard I.O. L + W
  • Quartermaster William Miller I.O. L + W

A list of the regiment's officers is also shown in Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).

Contemporary References

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642

(1) SP303.76 1660-1662 Calendar of State papers Ireland 1660-62. 21st July 1660. In 1643 came out of Ireland as Captain of a Foot Company consisting of 130 men in Lord Inchiquins Regiment and later served as Lieutenant Colonel to Colonel Frowde.

In 1648 served as Lieutenant Colonel to Colonel Manwood.

See Lord Inchiquin’s Regiment of Foot.


Handwritten pass to Colonel Phillip Frowde.

To all officers and Souldiers under my command, and all others whom it may concerne. Suffer the bearer Coll. Phillip Frowde (being a person that was in the Citty of Exon. and is to have the benefit of the Articles agreed upon the surrendering thereof to passe with his servants, and their horses and armes and other necessaryes quietly without any interruption or molestation to Oxford, and within forty dayes next after the 9th of Aprill inst. to goe from thence hee not takinge armes then to London or into any of the Parliament quarters and at any time within fower months from the said 9th of Aprill to goe into any parts beyond the seas. Dated this 13th of Aprill 1646



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