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 +======Sir John Berkeley’s Regiment of Foot======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1642 to 1646|
 +|**Country**|England|
 +|**Allegiance**|Royalist|
 +|**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Foot|
 +|**Colonel**|Sir John Berkeley|
 +|**Area Raised**|Devon|
 +| |Cornwall|
 +|**Coat Colour**||
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**| |
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +// 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====
 +[[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​John_Berkeley,​_1st_Baron_Berkeley_of_Stratton|Sir John Berkeley]]
 +=====Strength=====
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====