Colonel Henry Stevens’ Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1646
ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelHenry Stevens
Sir Edward Massey
Thomas Morgan
Area RaisedGloucester
Coat ColourBlue???
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Known as ‘The Governor’s Regiment’, later Sir Edward Massey’s Regiment of Foot, then Colonel Thomas Morgan’s Regiment of Foot

Parliamentarian regiment of foot in garrison at Gloucester

Service History


  • Garrison of Gloucester
  • 3rd August to 5th September: Besieged at Gloucester
  • October: Skirmish at Wooton under Edge?


  • January: Raid on Chepstow?
  • February: Storm of White Cross?
  • April: Repulsed from Tewkesbury?
  • June: Storm of Tewkesbury?
  • September: Storm of Monmouth?
  • September: Storm of Beachley?
  • October: Storm of Beachley?


  • April: Battle of Ledbury?
  • August to September: Siege of Berkeley Castle?
  • October: Taking of Chepstow Castle?
  • October: Siege of Monmouth?
  • December: Storm of Hereford


  • January to May: Siege of Banbury Castle (det)
  • March: Battle of Stow on the Wold
  • May: Siege of Hartlebury Castle?
  • June to August: Siege of Raglan Castle



Notable Officers

A list of officers is shown in Laurence Spring's Waller's Army, The Regiments of Sir William Waller's Southern Association The Pike and Shot Association 2007 ISBN 978-1-902768-34-2

Colonel Henry Stevens

Stephens died at Oxford during the siege of Gloucester, so the regiment was led by Lt Col Humphrey Matthews

Sir Edward Massey

Colonel Thomas Morgan

Officer List

  • Captain John Burgess (21/11/44 - 12/12/45)


See Also


tim, 21/03/2014 00:45
Hi there, just checking - is there a reference for blue coats for Stevens' regiment or is this perhaps a mix-up with Massey's other regiment (Lord Stamford's)?
Thanks, Tim
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