Sir Edward Musgrave’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Edward Musgrave
Area RaisedCumbria
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Royalist regiment of foot serving in garrison at Carlisle

Service History

1644

  • October to July 1645: Besieged at Carlisle?

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Notable Officers

Sir Edward Musgrave

Sir Edward Musgrave

Colonel Edward Musgraves Regiment of Foot

Lieutenant Colonel William Tirwhyt Ment. I.O. Captain Chambers Ment. I.O. Cumb. Captain Francis Lyndsy I.O. Cumb. Lieutenant William Chambers I.O. Cumb. Lieutenant Thomas Fisher I.O. Cumb. Ensign Martin Gower I.O. Lincs. to Lt. Col. Tirwhyt Ensign William Grave I.O. Cumb. Reg.Quartermaster Robert Webster I.O. Cumb.

SP23.179.700 Extract The humble peticion of Sir Edward Musgrave in the Countie of Cumberland Knight That whereas your peticioner had a Commission for Collonell under the command of the Earle of Newcastle in the Countie of Cumberland where your peticioners Estate doth lye,but your peticioner finding his error therein;and hearinge of the Parliaments invitation to such as would come in and submitt to them,and compound for their delinquencie

SP29.305.101i Care and sufferings of Sir Edward Musgraves of Hayton Castle Co. Cumberland.

1642 Lieutenant Colonel to Sir Richard Graham. “That in 1643 he was a Coll. of Foote by command under the Marquess,raised the Regiment himself and so continued until the siege of Carlisle where he lost the gratest part of his said Regiment.That from there he went to Bolton Castle and in a short time he with others surprized Raby Castle then in the hands of Sir Henry Vane,being at that tyme Magazine for the ammunition of that county.”

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