Colonel Roger Whitley’s Regiment of Foot

Active1645 to 1648
CountryWales
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
Second Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelRoger Whitley
Area Raised
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Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist foot in garrison at Aberystwyth and Harlech Castles during the First Civil War and probably raised again in the Second Civil War

Service History

1645

  • November to April 1646: Besieged at Aberystwyth Castle

1646

  • April: Surrender Aberystwyth
  • June: Besieged at Harlech Castle

1647

  • March: Surrender at Harlech Castle

1648

  • Raised again in the North Wales Rising?
  • October: Battle of Beaumaris Castle?
  • October: Besieged at Beaumaris Castle?

Notes

Harlech, The Castle of Lost Causes was the last mainland Royalist garrison to surrender at the end of the First Civil War, on the 16th of March 1647. By the time of the surrender the garrison consisted of 14 gentlemen and 28 common soldiers, who appear to have been the remnants of upto seven different regiments.

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Roger Whitley

Strength

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