Lord Grey of Wark’s Regiment of Foot

ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelLord Grey of Wark
Area RaisedNorfolk?
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesEssex 1643

Parliamentarian Regiment of Foot of the Eastern Association serving at the siege of Reading

Service History


  • April: Muster at Cambridge
  • April: Siege of Reading
  • May: Wark mentions that he had suppressed potential mutiny in his own regiment
  • May to June: Serving with Essex's army
  • July: Grey arrested
  • September c.29th: Regiment “dissolved”


Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

William Grey, 1st Lord Grey of Wark

Lord Grey was appointed Major General of the Eastern Association on 20th December 1642, in April 1643 he led a brigade to support Essex at the siege of Reading, which remained with Essex's army until the July. In July he refused to be sent as an envoy to the Scots, so was dismissed and imprisoned by Parliament.

Officer List

  • Major Simon Grey (29/05/43 - 29/09/43)1)
  • Captain Robert Cobbett
  • Captain Moyses Smith (20/02/43 - 29/09/43)


See Also

1) N.A. SP28/267/Pt2/164