Stafford Trained Bands

  • Stafford Trained Band (Col William Comberford)
  • Moorlanders
  • Stafford Trained Band Horse
  • Staffordshire Militia Foot (Col. Henry Danvers) (1650)
  • Staffordshire Militia Horse (Col. John Ashenhurst; Maj Henry Danvers) (1650)

The Stafford Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 400 men armed with 248 muskets and 152 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 73 cuirassiers and 30 light horse.

Colonel William Comberford’s Stafford Trained Band Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelWilliam Comberford
Area RaisedStaffordshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Royalist garrison of Stafford early in the first civil war

Service History

1643

  • February: Besieged at Stafford

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

William Comberford

Strength

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Stafford Trained Band Horse

Active1643 to
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelWilliam Comberford?
Area RaisedStaffordshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Royalist garrison of Stafford early in the first civil war

Service History

1643

  • February: Besieged at Stafford

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

William Comberford

Strength

See Also

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