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Colonel Lewis Tremayne’s Regiment of Foot

ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelLewis Tremayne
Area RaisedCornwall
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Field ArmiesHopton 1646

Cornish Royalist regiment of foot serving with Hopton in the west in 1646

Service History


  • February: Battle of Torrington
  • February: Loss of Launceston
  • March to August: besieged at Pendennis Castle


Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Lewis Tremayne

Of Heligan, Cornwall

Contemporary References

Devon Record Office QS/128/107/3 Listed as 1681 but undated1)

To the right worshipful his Majesties justice of the peace for the county of Devon now assembled at the generall sessions at the Castle of Exon. The humble petition of John Northam of Sampford Courtney in Devon husbandman Sheweth that your said peticioner served his late Majestie King Charles the first of ever blessed memory in the late unhappy wars under the command of Capt. George Yeo in the Regiment of Coll. Richard Arundell of Trerice in Cornwall and afterwards in the Regiment of Colonel Lewes Tremaine, in which time your peticioner served his said Majestie in the siege against Taunton and Plymouth in which places and in many others yout peticioner endured many hardships both by day and night, some whereof are still visible. During all which war your petitioner never deserted his said Majesties service but still according to his allegiance and duty continued loyall and stedfast in his said Majesties service as your peticioner is ready to prove to the honorable court by sufficient testimonie.


See Also

1) Original Research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642