Colonel Robert Phelips’ Regiment of Foot

ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelRobert Phelips
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Field ArmiesGoring 1645

Royalist foot serving in the West Country in 1645

Service History


  • July: Loss of Ilchester?
  • July: Battle of Langport
  • July: Besieged at Bridgewater?


Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Robert Phelips

Officer Lists

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642

  • Colonel Robert Phelips
  • Lieutenant Colonel Andrew (or Androse) Overton (2) + ment. I.O.
  • Sargeant Major John Morgan (1) + ment. I.O. (compounds August 1645)
  • Captain Andrew Forrester I.O. L + W
  • Captain Arthur Phellips I.O. Somerset
  • Captain Lieutenant John Coles I.O. L + W
  • Lieutenant John Rose I.O. L + W to Lt. Col. Overton
  • Lieutenant William Steadman I.O. Wilts. to Sgt. Maj. Morgan
  • Quartermaster Thomas Lyde I.O. Somerset

Contemporary References

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642

(1) Major Morgan

SP23.185.1 Extract.

To the Honourable the Committee for Compounding with Delinquents The humble petition of John Morgan of Wells in the County of Somersett gent

Sheweth that your petitioner was a Maior in the Kings Army but being sensible of his error rendered himself to the Committee of Somersett (then sitting at Axbridge in ye said County) about August last hath taken the National League and Covenmant and Negative Oath,and hath ever since been obedient to all Ordinances of Parliament and lived quietly at his owne house.

Rec'd 30 April 1646

(2) Lt Col Overton

SP23.199.805 To the Committee for Compounding at Goldsmiths Hall London Gentlemen,

according to your order we doe certify that Androse Overton of Babcary in the County of Somersett gentleman was a Lieutenant Colonell in Armes against the Parliament: and was one of the Grand Jury at ye Assizes held at Wells when divers of this County were indicted for high treason for adhering to the Parliament: The estimate of his estate in our County is herein inclosed presented you by Gentlemen your most humble servants

Bridgwater 13: Novemb. 1646

Jonath: Pitt Robert Paradine Hen: Minterne He: Henley Hen: Bonney


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