Worcester Trained Bands

  • Worcester Trained Band (Sir Martin Sandys)
  • Worcester Trained Band Horse

The Worcester (Worcestershire) Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 800 men armed with 491 muskets and 309 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 70 horse.

Sir Martin Sandys’ Worcester Trained Band Regiment of Foot

Active1642 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Martin Sandys
Area RaisedWorcester
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Field Armies

Worcester Trained Band supporting the Royalists

Service History

1643

  • May: Besieged in Worcester

1644

1645

1646

  • May to July: Besieged in Worcester

Notes

Sir Martin’s brother, Samuel Sandys, led a volunteer regiment of foot based at Worcester.

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir Martin Sandys

Strength

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