Sir Thomas Tyldesley’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1646?
ConflictsFirst Civil War
Third Civil War
ColonelSir Thomas Tyldesley
Area RaisedLancashire
Coat ColourRed?
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesDerby 1642-3
Oxford 1643
Byron 1644
Derby 1651

Royalist foot regiment raised in Lancashire, later part of the Oxford army, then returning North

Service History


  • February: Stormed at Preston
  • March: Storm of Lancaster
  • March: Storm of Preston
  • Aprli: Battle of Whalley Abbey
  • July: Storm of Burton on Trent
  • August to September: Siege of Gloucester
  • September: First Battle of Newbury


  • January: Siege of Nantwich
  • January: Battle of Nantwich
  • May: Storm of Stockport
  • May: Storm of Bolton
  • June: Siege of Liverpool
  • July: Battle of Marston Moor
  • August to November: Besieged in Liverpool
  • August: Battle of Ormskirk?
  • September: Battle of Montgomery Castle??



  • March to July: Besieged at Lichfield?


  • Raised anew in Lancashire
  • August: March from Warrington to Preston (21st) 1)
  • August: Battle of Wigan Lane (25th)


Coats, Flags and Equipment

Possibly Tydesley's wore red coats in the First Civil War as discussed by Peachey & Prince 2).

Notable Officers

Sir Thomas Tyldesley


See Also

Tyldesley's are re-enacted by Sir Thomas Tyldesley's Regiment of Foote

1) Terribly Obscure Battles of the English Civil War 1. Wigan Lane, 25th August 1651 by Stuart Reid in English Civil War Notes and Queries Issue 1, pp 3-4, Eds. David Ryan & Hawk Norton, Jan 1984
2) ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:0946525846