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Lord Grandison’s Regiment of Foot

Active1640
CountryEngland
AllegianceEnglish
ConflictsSecond Bishops’ War
TypeFoot
ColonelsLord Grandison
Area RaisedWorcestershire
Leicestershire
Gloucestershire
Coat Colourunknown
Flag Colourunknown
Flag Designunknown
Field Armies1640

English infantry regiment that was raised for the Second Bishops’ War of 1640 1)

Service History

1640

  • Raised in Leicestershire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire

Notes

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Lord Grandison

Strength

  • 1200 planned to be raised (Leicestershire 310, Worcestershire 600, Gloucestershire 290)
August 30th 1640

Mustered on return to Yorkshire 2)

  • Lord Grandeson 172
  • Lieut. Col. Ballard 72
  • Serg. Maj. Sibthorp 106
  • Capt. Pretty 103
  • Capt. Ellis 82
  • Capt. Lesley 96
  • Capt. Boys 91
  • Capt. Villars 98
  • Capt. Smith 77
  • Capt. Varvay 99
  • Total 996

See Also

1) A list of the colonels as also of the severall counties out of which they are to raise their men. Thomason / 669.f.3[1]
2) 'Historical Collections: 1640, August-September', Historical Collections of Private Passages of State: Volume 3: 1639-40, pp. 1221-1286. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=74920 Date accessed: 12 February 2014