Army Composition

If you look at orders of battle from the wars, you will notice that there is almost a straight 50/50 split in force numbers between foot and horse.


Looking at my Parliamentarian and Royalist armies I have adjusted them to try and represent this 50/50 split, although my division is by unit numbers rather than an actual 50/50 figure split.

Currently each English army consists of the following:
  • 18 regiments of foot (34 figures each, 612 total)
  • 3 regiments of firelocks/commanded shot (24 figures each, 72 total)
  • 21 regiments of horse (16 figures each, 336 total)
  • 3 dragoon regiments (21 figures each, 63 total)
  • 6 light guns and limbers
  • 3 medium guns and limber
  • 2 heavy gun and limber
  • 1 assault party (4 petard teams, 15 harquebusiers on foot and 3 grenadoes)
  • 1 siege engineer party (2 armed sentinels, 4 armoured engineers, 4 labourers)
  • 4 commanders with ensigns
  • 19 senior officers
  • Baggage train (13 carts, 23 men; 2 drovers each with 2 pack horses) 
  • 2 pack horse teams
  • 58 casualty markers
Scots Covenanters:
  • 6 regiments of foot (34 figures each, 204 total)
  • 4 regiments of horse - 3 lancers, 1 harquebusier (16 figures each, 64 total)
  • 1 dragoon regiment (21 figures)
  • 4 frame guns and pack horse
  • 1 light gun and limber
  • 2 medium guns and limbers
  • baggage train (3 drovers, each with 2 pack horses; 1 cart 2 men)
  • 1 commander with ensign
  • 7 senior officers
  • 18 casualty markers
The Army of Montrose: 
  • 6 regiments of highlanders (24 figures each, 144 total)
  • 1 regiment of lowlanders (34 figures total)
  • 3 regiments Irish Brigade (34 figures each, 102 total) - these can double up with the Catholic Confederacy
  • 3 regiments of horse -1 lancers, 2 harquebusiers (16 figures each, 48 total)
  • 1 frame gun and pack horse
  • baggage train (2 drovers, each with 2 pack horses; 1 cart 2 men)
  • 1 commander with ensign
  • 7 senior officers
  • 14 casualty markers
The Irish Catholic Confederacy:
  • 6 regiments of foot (34 figures each, 204 total)
  • 1 dragoon regiment (21 figures)
  • 2 regiment of horse - 1 harquebusier, 1 lancer (16 figures each, 32 total)
  • baggage train (2 drovers, each with 2 pack horses; 1 cart 2 men)
  • 1 medium gun and limber
  • 1 heavy gun and limber
  • 1 commander with ensign
  • 2 senior officers
  • 11 casualty markers
Clubmen:
  • 6 units of clubmen (24 figures each, 144 total)
  • 2 command stands (standard, drummer, clubman, priest)
  • 6 casualty markers
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