Sir Hugh Cholmley’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
Royalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Hugh Cholmley
Toby Jenkins
Area RaisedYorkshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesNewcastle 1643

Later Colonel Toby Jenkins’ Regiment of Foot

Parliamentarian garrison of Scarborough in the First Civil War that changed sides to the Royalists

Service History

1643

  • Parliamentarian garrison of Scarborough
  • January: Skirmish at Guisborough
  • March: Defect to the Royalists
  • May: Stormed at Wakefield
  • September to October: Siege of Hull

1644

  • February to July 1645: Besieged at Scarborough
  • May: Besieged at Buttercrambe Castle? (det?)
  • June: Raid Buttercrambe Castle

1645

  • February: Loss of Scarborough town
  • July: Surrender of Scarborough Castle
  • November to May 1646: Besieged in Newark

1646

  • May: Surrender of Newark

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir Hugh Cholmley

Sir Hugh Cholmley or Cholmeley, he went abroad after surrendering Scarborough.

Colonel Toby Jenkins

Presumably led the remnants of the regiment to Newark.

Strength

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