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Sir Lewis Pollard’s North Devon Trained Band Regiment of Foot

Later Sir Samuel Rolle’s, then Colonel John Luttrell's Trained Band of Foot

Active1642-3
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Lewis Pollard
Sir Samuel Rolle
John Luttrell
Area RaisedDevon
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Regiment of Devon Trained Band foot, supporting the Parliamentarians

Service History

1642

  • December: Skirmish at Torrington

1643

  • February: Battle of Modbury
  • April: Battle of Beacon Hill
  • May: Battle of Stratton
  • August: Skirmish at Torrington

1644

  • Garrison of Barnstaple
  • June: Lutterall made Colonel
  • July to August: Attack on Appledore Fort
  • September: Failed defence of Barnstaple

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir Lewis Pollard

Sir Samuel Rolle

Rolle swiftly replaced Pollard at the start of the Civil War

John Luttrell

Captain 25/09/42; Major 14/02/43 - 08/08/43 Then Colonel 02/06/44 - 01/12/44

Officer List

Lt-Col Richard Stephens (01/07/44 - 01/12/44) (N.A. SP28/39/200)

Strength

  • 374 men were paid by the town ( R. Cotton: Barnstaple and the northern part of Devonshire during the great civil war, 1642-1646 (1889) )

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