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

Active1644
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
Colonel
Area RaisedDerbyshire
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMeldrum 1644

Trained Band supporting the Parliamentarians

Service History

1644

  • March: Battle of Newark?

Notes

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Strength

  • 1638: 400 men

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