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

  • 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.

Strength

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