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Holles, Denzil - foot regiment

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Parliamentarian infantry regiment in Essex's army, 1642.

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Instance of: Foot regiment
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Earliest known existence: August 1642 JL[1]
Latest known existence: December 1642 JL[2]


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Dates in italic are earliest or latest known dates. Non-italic dates are definite start or end dates.

Parent: Relationship: Earliest: Latest: Source:
Forces of English Parliament Allegiance August 1642 JL December 1642 JL [3]
Essex's Army Tactical; Military admin August 1642 JL December 1642 JL [4]


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Present at the battles of Southam, Edgehill and Brentford.

Coat colours

Wharton, Nehemiah (soldier)'s letters mention several times that this regiment wore red coats in 1642.

  1. TNA, SP 28/143, Vernon's account book. Wharton's letters.
  2. TNA, SP 28/143, Vernon's account book implies the regiment was disbanded in December 1642 JL.
  3. TNA, SP 28/143, Vernon's account book.
  4. TNA, SP 28/143, Vernon's account book.