Denbigh Trained Bands

  • Denbigh Trained Band (Col William Wynne)
  • Denbigh Trained Band Horse

The Denbigh Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 400 men armed with 239 muskets and 161 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 50 horse.

Colonel William Wynne’s Denbighshire Trained Band Regiment of Foot

Active1642 to 1643
CountryWales
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelWilliam Wynne
Area RaisedDenbighshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCapel 1643

Denbigh Trained Band supporting the Royalists and serving under Lord Capel

Service History

1643

  • May: Skirmish at Nantwich
  • August: Repulsed from Nantwich?
  • October: Battle of Wem and Leigh Bridge
  • Re-formed as Colonel Hugh Wynne’s Regiment of Foot

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir William Wynne

Killed at Wem in October 1643

Lt. Col. Thomas Scriven

Mortally wounded at Wem October 1643

Major Hugh Wynne

Later Colonel, see

Strength

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