White Auxiliary Regiment of Foot of the London Trained Bands

Flag Illustration1)
Active1643-
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelJohn Bellamy
Coat Colour
Area RaisedLondon
Flag ColourWhite
Flag DesignRed Piles Wavy
Field Armies

Auxiliary regiment of foot of the London Trained Bands

Service History

1643

  • April: Raised in London
  • September: Muster at Finsbury Fields

1644

Notes

Flags

The regiment carried white flags with red piles wavy in September 1643 2).

Notable Officers

John Bellamy

Officer Lists

October 1646

Lining the route of procession at the Earl of Essex's funeral3)

City White Aux.

  • Col John Bellamy
  • Lt Col Bailey
  • Major Richard Elton
  • Capt Jenkinzon
  • Capt Perkins
  • Capt Brickingham
  • Capt Short

Strength

  • September 1643: 1000 'at most' in 7 companies 4)

See Also

1) Flag image by kind permission of Wargames Designs
2) ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:0946525846
3) The Militia of London 1641-1649 PhD Thesis, Lawson Chase Nagel, King’s College, University of London, 1982.
4) The London Trained Bands Mustered in Finsbury Fields 26 September 1643; Ensignes of the Regiments in the rebellious Citty of London, National Army Museum Ms 6807-53