Sir John Palgrave’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1645
ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelSir John Palgrave
Sir Thomas Hoogan
Area RaisedNorfolk
Coat ColourRed or Grey
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison
Meldrum 1644

Parliamentarian regiment of foot of the Eastern Association

Later Sir Thomas Hoogan’s Regiment of Foot

Service History


  • April: Regiment raised by now in Norfolk
  • Garrison of Wisbech
  • July: Ordered to Hull, but order rescinded and sent instead to Gainsborough
  • July: Siege of Burleigh House


  • 16th January: At Nottingham
  • February to March: Siege of Newark
  • March: Taking of Muskham Bridge
  • March: Battle of Newark
  • May: Siege of Lincoln?
  • June: Garrison of Lincoln
  • November: Regiment taken over by Sir Thomas Hoogan (or August?)



Coats, Flags & Equipment

Probably red coats, but possibly grey 1).

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment’s officers is shown in Laurence Spring’s Regiments of the Eastern Association2)

Sir John Palgrave

Sir John Palgrave was allegedly very timidous.

Sir Thomas Hoogan

Previously Lt Col of the regiment


See Also

1) , 2) The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 2, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8