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Earl of Warwick’s Essex Trained Band Regiment of Foot

Active1643-4
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelEarl of Warwick
Area RaisedEssex
Coat Colour
Flag ColourBlue, White or Yellow
Flag Design
Field ArmiesEssex 1643

Essex Trained Band supporting the Parliamentarians in the First Civil War

Service History

1643

  • April: Siege of Reading

1644

  • July: Siege of Greenland House

Notes

Coats and Flags

At the siege of Reading the three Essex Trained Band regiments carried blue, white and yellow flags. However its not recorded which regiment carried which.

Notable Officers

Earl of Warwick

Robert Rich, Second Earl of Warwick (1587-1658). Biographies at BCW and Wikipedia.

Strength

See Also