Sir Robert Clavering’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Robert Clavering
James Swinhoe
Area Raised
Coat Colour
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Field Armies

Later Colonel James Swinhoe’s Regiment of Foot

Royalist regiment serving in Northumbria against the Scots and then in garrison at Carlisle

Service History

1643

  • June: Battle of Adwalton Moor?

1644

  • January: Loss of Morpeth
  • April: Taking of Dumfries
  • May: Siege of Morpeth?
  • May: Taking of South Shields?
  • May Skirmish at Sunderland
  • August: Clavering dies, Swinhoe takes over
  • October to July 1645: Besieged at Carlisle

1645

  • July: Surrender of Carlisle

Notes

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir Robert Clavering

Died in August 1644

Colonel James Swinhoe

Strength

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