Sir William Saville’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642-5
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir William Saville
Area RaisedYorkshire
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Royalist Regiment of Foot serving in Yorkshire

Service History

1642

  • December: Repulsed from Bradford

1643

  • January: Skirmish at Bradford?
  • January: Stormed at Leeds

1644

  • July to August: Besieged at Sheffield Castle
  • December to March 1645: Besieged at Pontefract?

1645

  • March: Battle of Pontefract
  • August: Storm of Huntingdon?

Notes

After Beaumont surrenders at Sheffield, remains of regiment may have been combined with Sir Thomas Wheatley’s

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Saville's Yorkshire Trained Band wore red coats and carried white flags in the First Bishops' War, perhaps his First Civil War regiment did also.

Notable Officers

Sir William Saville

See Also