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Prince Maurice’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelPrince Maurice
Philip Champernon
Area RaisedWest Country
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHopton 1643
Maurice 1644
Goring 1645
Hopton 1646

Later Colonel Philip Champernon’s Regiment of Foot

Royalist Regiment of Foot raised by Prince Maurice, serving in the West Country

Service History

1643

  • April: Taking of Evesham
  • April: Skirmish at Little Dean
  • April: Battle of Ripple Field
  • June: Skirmish at Glastonbury and Somerton
  • July: Battle of Lansdown
  • July: Besieged at Devizes
  • July: Storm of Bristol
  • August to September: Siege of Gloucester (det)
  • August: Skirmish at Torrington?
  • August: Taking of Appledore?
  • September: Siege of Exeter
  • September: Siege of Barnstaple
  • September: Skirmish at Stow on the Wold (det)
  • September: First Battle of Newbury (det)
  • October to December: Siege of Plymouth
  • October: Taking of Dartmouth

1644

  • March: Battle of Cheriton??
  • April to June: Siege of Lyme Regis
  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury

1645

  • April to May: Siege of Taunton
  • July: Battle of Langport

1646

  • February: Battle of Torrington
  • March: Surrender at Truro

Notes

A detachment of musketeers was sent to Gloucester and 1st Newbury as part of George Lisle's commanded musketeers.

Flags

Notable Officers

Prince Maurice

Colonel Philip Champernon

Previously Lieutenant Colonel of the regiment.

Strength

See Also