Sir Samuel Luke’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1646
ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelSir Samuel Luke
John D’Oyley
Area Raised
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Later Colonel John D’Oyley’s Regiment of Foot

Parliamentarian foot in garrison at Newport Pagnell

Service History


  • October: Occupation of Newport Pagnell
  • Garrison of Newport Pagnell


  • June: Battle of Cropredy Bridge (det)


  • March: Storm of Hillesden House?
  • May to June: Siege of Oxford


  • January to May: Siege of Banbury 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

Sir Samuel Luke

Colonel John D’Oyley

John D'Oyley claimed arrears as colonel of the garrison regiment, captain of a troop of horse and governor of Newport Pagnell from 19 Aug. 1645 to 1 Sept. 1646.

Officer List

In garrison at Newport Pagnell; September 1644 to March 16451)

  • Colonel Sir Samuel Luke
  • Lt Colonel Richard Cokayn
  • Major: ?
  • Captain Wendy Oxford
  • Captain Richard Fish
  • Captain Henry Whitebread
  • Captain Smith
  • Captain John Draper
  • Captain Cornelius Vadenboome
  • Captain Robert Bolton
  • Captain James Bladwell
  • Captain Francis Sawyer


See Also

1) The Letter Books of Sir Samuel Luke 1644-45, London 1963