Sir Arthur Bassett’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Arthur Bassett
Area RaisedCornwall
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHopton 1643

Royalist regiment of foot raised in Cornwall, perhaps a Cornish Trained Band

Service History

1643

  • May: Battle of Stratton??
  • July: Battle of Lansdown??
  • July: Besieged at Devizes??

1644

1645

1646

  • March to April: Besieged at St Michael’s Mount

Notes

A Sir Arthur Bassett also led the Marquis of Newcastle’s foot.

Flags

Notable Officers

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

Sir Arthur Bassett

Mentioned by Pepys (Pepys' diary encyclopedia). He might have been the Sir Arthur Bassett who led and was perhaps Colonel of the Marquis of Newcastles’ Regiment of Foot, although this has been the subject of much debate

Strength

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