Sir William Compton’s Regiment of Foot

Active1648
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsSecond Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir William Compton
Area RaisedSouth-East
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesNorwich 1648
Lucas 1648

Royalist Southern regiment of foot, fighting in the Second Civil War in Kent and Essex

Service History

1648

  • Raised
  • June: Battle of Maidstone
  • June: Skirmish at Blackheath
  • June to August: Besieged at Colchester

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 William Compton

Sir William Compton third son of the second Earl of Northampton.

Strength

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