Sir William Courtney’s (Irish) Regiment of Foot

Active1643-1646
CountryIreland
England
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir William Courtney
Area RaisedIreland
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHopton 1643-4
Oxford 1644

Royalist regiment of foot raised in Ireland and serving with Hopton, then the Oxford Army

Service History

1643

  • November: Reinforce Hopton
  • December: Skirmish at Romsey

1644

  • March: Battle of Cheriton
  • June: Battle of Cropredy Bridge
  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury

1645

  • April: Defence of Faringdon House

1646

  • May to June: Besieged at Faringdon House

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir William Courtney

From Hampshire, not to be confused with Sir William Courtney from Devon. Sir William Courtney was the final Governor of Farringdon. Captain Robert Amery originally served under Colonel Sir Marmaduke Rawdon in that garrison (Ment. I.O.) his Lieutenant was Anthony Cooly I.O. L + W.

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