Colonel William Chester’s Regiment of Foot

Active1648
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsSecond Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelWilliam Chester
Area RaisedEssex
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLucas 1648

Royalist regiment of foot besieged at Colchester in the Second Civil War

Service History

1648

  • June: Raised in Essex
  • June: Taking of Braintree
  • June: Taking of Colchester
  • June to August: Besieged at Colchester
  • August: Surrender at Colchester

Notes

Chester may also have led some Wiltshire levies to the Battle of Cheriton in 1644 during the First Civil War.

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

William Chester

Strength

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