Sir John Harpur’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir John Harpur
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist foot forming part of Lord Loughborough’s forces

Service History

1644

  • March: Battle of Newark?

1645

  • September to February 1646: Besieged at Ashby de la Zouch?

Notes

Part of Lord Loughborough’s forces, may have served in garrison at Ashby.

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir John Harpur

A Harpur Baronet from Derbyshire.

Colonel Sir John Harpurs regiment of Horse

Colonel Sir John Harpur

Lieutenant Colonel William Bullock (1)

Sargeant Major Thomas Baker (1) Sargeant Major Benjamin Baker (2)

Captain Lieutenant John Whinyates I.O. Lincoln

Captain Durand Alsop I.O. Lincoln Captain Benjamin Baker (1) Captain Bullock (1) Brother of Lt.Col. Captain William Bullock Ment. I.O. Captain Richard Corbett I.O. Salop Dragoon Co. Captain Kniveton Ment. I.O. Captain John Low Ment. I.O. Captain Anthony Mozine Ment. I.O. Captain Syke Ment. I.O.

Lieutenant Andrew Cook I.O. Salop to Capt. Corbett Lieutenant John Jellico I.O. Worcester to Capt. Mozine Lieutenant William Ogle I.O. L + W to Capt. Alsop Lieutenant Andrew Scriven I.O. Derby to Capt. William Bullock Lieutenant William Smith I.O. Derby to Capt. William Bullock

Cornet Thomas Alsop I.O. L + W to Capt. Alsop Cornet Richard Mason I.O. Derby to Capt. Low Cornet Andrew Pitchford I.O. Salop to Capt. Corbett Cornet Richard Whinyates I.O. Derby to Capt. William Bullock Cornet William Willcocks I.O. Rutland to Capt.Syke Cornet Thomas Wright I.O. Nottingham to Capt. Kniveton

Quartermaster William Smith I.O. Derby to Capt. William Bullock Quartermaster Luke Valence I.O. derby to Capt. Low

(1) Harl.Mss.986.f.94 (2) Captured at ADLZ.

EXPLOITS . AUG 1643 HELPED RAISE SIEGE OF ECCLESHALL CASTLE MERC AUL 35TH WEEK

Stebbing Shaw mentions he garrisoned Burton on Trent and most of his Regiment were captured by Major Molanus

Strength

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