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Kent Trained Bands

Flag Illustration1)
Flag ColourBlue and White
Flag DesignStripey with unknown coat of arms
NoteOne of the Kent Trained Bands

The Kent Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 4,667 men armed with 2,910 muskets and 1,757 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 293 horse.

Service History

1643

  • July: Suppression of rising at Tonbridge and Severnoaks

1645

  • August to October: Siege of Basing House
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