Colonel Thomas Blagge’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642-45
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelThomas Blagge
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesOxford

Royalist regiment of foot of the Oxford Army, later in garrison at Wallingford

Service History

1642

  • October: Quartered at Claverley, Shropshire
  • 23rd October: Battle of Edgehill
  • 12th November: Storm of Brentford
  • November: Taking of Syon House
  • 13th November: Standoff at Turnham Green
  • 5th December: Storm of Marlborough
  • 9th December: Garrison of Wallingford

1643

  • 20th September: First Battle of Newbury

1644

  • June: Battle of Cropredy Bridge
  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel
  • September: Relief of Basing House (det of 60 musketeers)
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury

1645

  • January: Skirmish at Long Crendon?

1646

  • May to July: Besieged at Wallingford
  • July 27th: Disbanded at the surrender of Wallingford

Notes

A history of the regiment is available online at Earl Rivers Regiment of Foote website.

Flags

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment's officers is shown in Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).

Thomas Blagge

Strength

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