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SaxonOfSaxony Inactive Member07 Dec 2016 2:34 p.m. PST

I had made a similar post on the American Civil War board and I enjoyed reading the replies. Does anyone have a favourite Regiment from the English Civil War? Also, why are they your favourite?

Old Peculiar07 Dec 2016 2:43 p.m. PST

Not Regiments but companies, Ashetons and Mainwarings companies, my local units who opposed Rupert at Stockport.

Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP07 Dec 2016 2:59 p.m. PST

Nice to see you still in the wargaming world John!
I remember you from my days at Stockport Wargames club back in the '70s!

Timbo W07 Dec 2016 3:36 p.m. PST

For no real reason other than they were some of the first ECW units I painted, Sir Bernard Astley's foot and the Earl of Caernarvon's horse. Astley's previously being the Marquis of Hertford's and Caernarvon's going to a Col. Neville after Caernarvon was killed at 1st Newbury.

Anyway, plenty more here

bc174507 Dec 2016 3:42 p.m. PST

Newcastle's white coats…….

Strathbogie Regt.

Mac Collas Irish Regts

Gordon's Horse

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP07 Dec 2016 4:24 p.m. PST

Newcastle's white coats
Cornish Foot regt of Hopton

Codsticker07 Dec 2016 6:03 p.m. PST

For no real reason other than they were some of the first ECW units I painted…

Tilliers foot (later the Shrewsbury foote).

jgibbons Inactive Member07 Dec 2016 6:34 p.m. PST

Gerard's blue coats… for no apparent reason…

DisasterWargamer Supporting Member of TMP07 Dec 2016 8:46 p.m. PST

Life guards
Hamptons green coats
O'Cahans regiment

dusty 56208 Dec 2016 4:44 a.m. PST

Hamptons green coats first unit painted

HampshireHog08 Dec 2016 5:57 a.m. PST

Hopton's Cornish Regiments, tough guys with attitude

Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP08 Dec 2016 6:49 a.m. PST

Cromwell's Ironsides, Faith, Discipline, success, what's not to like?

Tomsurbiton08 Dec 2016 10:51 a.m. PST

Weldon's regiment (nma) as they were the first I reenacted with, for ten years until their dissolution: and since 2004 the earl of Essex, sometimes termed the "Fanta regiment" because of our orange coats.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member08 Dec 2016 6:22 p.m. PST

Rupert's Blue Coats.

A sea that raged no more09 Dec 2016 1:46 p.m. PST

Samuel Jones's Greencoats at Farnham Castle.

Hopton's Cornish Regiments

Timmo uk09 Dec 2016 3:35 p.m. PST

Hasslerig's Lobsters big regiment of 3/4 armoured troops…

Sandinista09 Dec 2016 6:34 p.m. PST

Sir Thomas Tyldesley's regiment of foot, as I used to be a member of the ECWS in the 80's.


Clays Russians Inactive Member10 Dec 2016 5:16 p.m. PST

Sir Thomas Ballards regt of foot- grey faced white, yellow colors (colours)

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