Sir Philip Byron’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644
CountryIreland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Philip Byron
Area RaisedIreland
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesNewcastle 1644

Royalist regiment of foot raised in Ireland and serving with the Marquis of Newcastle’s army

Service History

1644

  • February: Shipped from Ireland to Whitehaven and Carlisle
  • April to July: Besieged at York
  • July: Battle of Marston Moor

Notes

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 Philip Byron

Byron was killed at the siege of York

Strength

  • Reputed to be 2000 men strong on landing, this seems wildly unlikely

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