The regiment was formed at Oakham in 1759, and consisted of only two companies. In 1803 it was ranked as the 63rd regiment of militia, and in 1810 redesignated as light infantry. In 1833 it was re-ranked as the 4th, and then in 1855 as the 14th.
- Rutland Militia, regiments.org
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