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Holles, Denzil - foot regiment

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Parliamentarian infantry regiment in Essex's army, 1642.


Basic data

Instance of: Foot regiment
Wikidata ID:
earliest known date: August 1642 JL[1]
latest known date: December 1642 JL[2]

Events

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Locations

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Parent organizations

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

Parent: Relationship: Earliest: Latest: Source:
Parliamentarian and Protectorate forces Unit allegiance August 1642 JL December 1642 JL [3]
Essex's Army Military admin
Tactical
August 1642 JL December 1642 JL [4]

Subordinates

No linked subordinates found

Personnel

NameRoleEarliestLatest
Holles, Denzil (1st Baron Holles)Colonel of FootAugust 1642 JLDecember 1642 JL
Wharton, Nehemiah (soldier)Sergeant (foot)August 1642 JLOctober 1642 JL

Query for sources

 Description
TNA, SP 16/491/119Letter from Nehemiah Wharton to George Willingham, 16 August 1642 JL.
TNA, SP 16/491/133Letter from Wharton, Nehemiah (soldier) to George Willingham, 26 August 1642 JL.
TNA, SP 16/491/138Letter from Nehemiah Wharton to George Willingham, 30 August 1642 JL.

Any other information

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.