Sir Nicholas Kemys’ Regiment of Foot

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Active1648
CountryWales
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsSecond Civil War
TypeFoot
Colonel Sir Nicholas Kemys
Area Raised Monmouthshire
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Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist regiment of foot besieged at Chepstow Castle in the Second Civil War

Service History

1648

  • Raised in Monmouthshire
  • May: Besieged at Chepstow Castle

Notes

Coats, Flags and Equipment

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 Nicholas Kemys

Sir Nicholas Kemys or Kemeys, of Cefn Mably, he was Governor of Cardiff for a time in the First Civil War. In the Second Civil War he was besieged at Chepstow by Colonel Ewer and killed when Ewer’s men stormed the Castle on the 25th of May.

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See Also

1) Image of Chepstow Castle from Wikipedia