Sir John Berkeley’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir John Berkeley
Area RaisedDevon
Cornwall
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Field Armies

Royalist West Country Regiment of Foot spending most of their time siegeing or being besieged

Service History

1643

  • June: Taking of Taunton?
  • June to September: Siege of Exeter
  • July: Skirmish at Topsham
  • October to December: Siege of Plymouth
  • December: Siege of Arundel?
  • December to January 1644: Besieged in Arundel

1644

  • March: Siege of Hemioch Castle
  • April to June: Siege of Lyme Regis
  • September to January 1646: Siege of Plymouth
  • September to December: Siege of Taunton?

1645

  • April to May: Siege of Taunton?
  • October to April 1646: Besieged in Exeter

1646

  • May to June: Besieged in Oxford

Notes

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 John Berkeley

Strength

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