Sir Humphrey Bennet’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644 to 1645
ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelSir Humphrey Bennet
Area Raised
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Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist regiment of foot in garrison at Bishop’s Waltham

Service History


  • Garrison of Bishop’s Waltham
  • April: Besieged at Bishop’s Waltham


  • September to October: Besieged at Winchester?


Coats and 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 Humphrey Bennet

Officer Lists

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642

  • Colonel Humphrey Bennet
  • Lieutenant Colonel
  • Sargeant Major
  • Captain Francis Knight I.O. Southamp.
  • Captain John Knight Ment. I.O.
  • Captain Francis Knipe I.O. Middx.
  • Captain John Manwaring I.O. Southamp.
  • Captain Edward South I.O. Southamp.
  • Lieutenant Christopher Tayler I.O. Durham to Capt. John Knight
  • Ensign William Atthew I.O. Southamp. to Capt. Manwaring
  • Ensign John Mew I.O. Southamp.


  • 200 or less, the size of the garrison at Bishop’s Waltham

See Also