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Colonel William Godolphin’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642-6
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelWilliam Godolphin
John Arundell?
Area RaisedCornwall
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHopton 1643

Later probably commanded by Colonel John Arundell

Royalist Regiment of Foot that was one of the five famous Cornish Regiments of Hopton’s Army

Service History

1642

  • December: Siege of Exeter

1643

  • January: Battle of Braddock Down
  • January: Storm of Saltash
  • January to February: Siege of Plymouth
  • February: Battle of Modbury
  • April: Battle of Beacon Hill
  • April: Battle of Sourton Down
  • May: Battle of Stratton
  • July: Skirmish at Monckton Farley
  • July: Battle of Lansdown
  • July: Besieged at Devizes
  • July: Storm of Bristol
  • September: Siege of Exeter?
  • October to December: Siege of Plymouth

1644

  • March: Storm of Hemioch Castle?
  • April to June: Siege of Lyme Regis
  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel

1645

  • April to May: Siege of Taunton?
  • October to April 1646: Besieged at Exeter

1646

  • May to June: Besieged at Oxford

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

William Godolphin

William Godolphin (1605-1663)

John Arundell?

See Also

Godolphin's Foot are re-enacted by Sir William Godolphin's Regiment of Foote of the Sealed Knot.