Sir William Ogle’s Regiment of Foot

ConflictsSecond Bishops’ War
ColonelsSir William Ogle
Area RaisedWiltshire
Coat Colourunknown
Flag Colourunknown
Flag Designunknown
Field Armies1640

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

Service History


  • Raised in Wiltshire and Berkshire


Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Sir William Ogle

Officer List

The Names of all the Colonels, Lieutenant Colonels, Sergeant Majors, Captains, Lieutenants, Ensigns, Preachers, Chirurgeons, Quarter-masters, Provost Marshals, under his Excellency the Earl of Northumberland, Captain General for this Expedition 1640. Taken according to the Muster Roll after the Armies Retreat from Newcastle into York. 2)

•Sir William Ogle, Colonel. •Brutus Bucke, Lieutenant Col. •Richard Lawdey, Sergeant Major.

Captains. •Constance Ferrer •Edward Drury •Edward Andrews •Henry Ventris •Robert Sandes •Richard Power •Conyer Griffen.

Lieutenants. •Fleetwood •Thomas Laward •Peter Gleane •Cornelius Ragan •George Lambert •Thomas Bennett •Charles Kirke •Edward Hackluyt •Thomas King •Francis Moore.

Ensigns. •Thomas Symoure •Edward Ogle •Banard •Edward Maylard •Hugh Leigh •John Waite •William Andrewes •Gerrard Ogle •Hugh Gue •Robert Bacon.

•Preacher, Mr John Phillips. •Chirurgeon, Henry Barker. •Quarter-Master, George Lisle. •Provost Marshal, Thomas Bragge


  • 1200 planned to be raised (Wiltshire 1100, Berkshire 100)
August 30th 1640

Mustered on return to Yorkshire 3)

  • Sir Will. Ogle 175
  • Lieut. Col. Bucke 146
  • Serg. Ma. Basset 106
  • Capt. Ferrer 70
  • Capt. Andrews 44
  • Capt. Ventris 57
  • Capt. Sandys 53
  • Capt. Griffith 59
  • Capt. Cary 64
  • Capt. Fleetwood 39
  • Total 813

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) , 3) 'Historical Collections: 1640, August-September', Historical Collections of Private Passages of State: Volume 3: 1639-40, pp. 1221-1286. URL: Date accessed: 12 February 2014