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Sir William Fairfax’s Regiment of Foot

Active1643-
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir William Fairfax
Area RaisedYorkshire
Coat ColourGrey?
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesEssex 1642
Fairfax 1643-

Parliamentarian Regiment of Foot serving with Essex’s army at Edgehill then reconstituted as part of Ferdinando Fairfax’s army of the Northern Association

Service History

1642

  • September: Battle of Edgehill

1643

  • January: Storm of Leeds
  • May: Storm of Wakefield
  • June: Battle of Adwalton Moor
  • September to October: Siege of Hull?

1644

  • April: Storm of Selby
  • April to July: Siege of York
  • July: Battle of Marston Moor
  • July: Siege of York

Notes

Probably grey-coats from August 1642 1).

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir William Fairfax

Strength

See Also

1) ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:0946525846