Derbyshire Trained Bands
- Derbyshire Trained Band
- Derbyshire Trained Band Horse
The Derbyshire Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 400 men armed with 239 muskets and 161 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 33 cuirassiers and 41 dragoons.
In March 1640 it was ordered that Trained Band men should be shipped to Newcastle for service against the Scots: Derby 400. to be shipt the tenth of June at Grimsby, to be at the General Rendezvouz the twenty fifth of May, to march thence the fifth of June1).
In August 1642 King Charles ordered the Derby Trained Band arms seized to equip his nascent field army.
Derbyshire Trained Band of Foot
|Conflicts||First Civil War|
|Field Armies||Meldrum 1644|
Trained Band supporting the Parliamentarians
- March: Battle of Newark?
Coats, Flags and Equipment
- 1638: 400 men