Sir Barnaby Scudamore’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Barnaby Scudamore
Area RaisedHerefordshire
Coat ColourRed??
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist regiment of foot based at Hereford

Service History

1644

  • May: Defence of Monmouth?
  • November: Siege of Pembridge Castle?

1645

  • June: Battle of Winstanstow
  • July to September: Besieged at Hereford
  • December: Stormed at Hereford

Notes

Coats and Flags

Just possibly wore red coats, as there is a reference to Herefordshire folklore tales featuring Scudamore’s troops as ‘the red men of the dusk’ (Hutton). This no doubt refers to their nocturnal plundering expeditions.

Notable Officers

Sir Barnaby Scudamore

Sir Barnaby Scudamore, or Barnabas, served under Lord Loughborough then was appointed Governor of Hereford.

Strength

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