Sir George Carteret’s Regiment of Foot

Activeto 1651
CountryJersey
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
Horse
ColonelSir George Carteret
Area RaisedJersey
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Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist regiment of foot holding the Island of Jersey

Service History

1651

  • October: Defence of Jersey
  • October: Besieged at Mount Orgueil Castle?
  • October to December: Besieged at Elizabeth Castle?

Notes

At least two captains previously served in the Jersey Trained Bands, perhaps the regiment was in fact a Trained Band. Included a troop of horse.

Coats, Flags and Equipment

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 George Carteret

Lists of Officers

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642

  • Colonel Sir George Carteret
  • Sargeant Major George Collins Ment. I.O.
  • Captain Sim. Canham I.O. L + W
  • Captain Josua de Carteret (2)
  • Captain Elias Dumaresq des Augres (1)
  • Captain Robert Johnson I.O. L + W
  • Lieutenant John Coates I.O. Cornwall
  • Lieutenant William Blake I.O. L + W Horse

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

Contemporary References

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642

Capt des Augres

(1) SP Channel Islands Vol.9.No.15.

Captain of Trained band of Jersey for 26 years.

Capt Josua de Carteret

(2) SP23.72.809 Petition of Josua de Carteret of Jersey.

Served as Captain of Foot before the wars and continued so under the Governor.

His son Zouch de Carteret was captured in Worcestershire E.281.3 Capt. Of Horse

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