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Colonel Humphrey Mackworth’s Regiment of Foot

Active1645 to 1646
ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelHumphrey Mackworth
Area RaisedShropshire?
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Field ArmiesGarrison

Parliamentarian foot in garrison at Shrewsbury

Service History


  • June: Siege of Stokesay Castle
  • June: Battle of Winstanstow


  • April to June: Siege of Ludlow?


Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Humphrey Mackworth

Humphrey Mackworth Genealogy link was appointed governor of Shrewsbury from 1645 and likely raised his regiment thereabouts. He died in 1654 and was, at first, buried in Westminster Abbey until his remains were ejected by the order of Charles II.

Officer List

  • Captain William King (Had a Company in the garrison of Shrewsbury from 02/04/45 to 20/11/45)1)
  • Captain Jukes (Paid alongside King in September 1645)2)
  • Captain Webbe (Paid alongside King in September 1645)3)
  • Captain Doughty (Paid alongside King in September 1645)4)
  • Captain Studley (Paid alongside King in September 1645)5)

All five of these companies were disbanded in November 1645.


King's company was intended to be 150 strong

See Also

1) N.A. SP28/242/54; SP28/242/91.
2) , 3) , 4) , 5) N.A. SP28/242/89.