Sir John Digby’s Newark Nottinghamshire Trained Band of Foot

Active1642-
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir John Digby
Anthony Gilby
Area RaisedNewark
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Later Colonel Anthony Gilby's Newark Nottinghamshire Trained Band of Foot

Nottinghamshire Trained Band supporting the Royalists in the First Civil War

Service History

1642

  • August: Repulsed from Coventry
  • Garrison of Newark

1643

  • February: Besieged in Newark

1644

  • February to March: Besieged in Newark
  • March: Battle of Newark

1645

  • March: Battle of Pontefract?

Notes

Coats and Flags

Unknown

Notable Officers

Sir John Digby

Not to be confused with Colonel John Digby, a Royalist leader in the West Country, or Lord Digby, courtier and Colonel of a Regiment of horse in the Oxford Army.

Anthony Gilby

Strength

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