Colonel Michael Searle’s Regiment of Dragoons

Active1644 - 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
ColonelMichael Searle
Area RaisedDevon
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Field ArmiesGarrison
Essex 1644-5

Parliamentarian dragoons serving in the Plymouth garrison and under the Earl of Essex

Service History

1644

  • June: Searle colonel of dragoons
  • Garrison of Plymouth
  • August: Lostwithiel campaign?
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury?

1645

  • April: Pay claims by the regiment's officers end

Notes

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Colonel Michael Searle

Officer List

  • Colonel Michael Searle (Coll of Dragoons in the West 29/06/44 - 08/10/44 Coll of Dragoons Essex's Army 08/10/44 - 05/04/45)1)
  • Captain Richard Wynch (29/06/44 - 30/09/44 and in Essex's Army 08/10/44 - 05/04/45)2)
  • Captain Nicholas Haywood (29/06/44 - 30/09/44 and in Essex's Army 08/10/44 - 05/04/45)3)
  • Captain Henry Potter (29/06/44 - 30/09/44 and in Essex's Army 08/10/44 - 05/04/45)4)
  • Captain Thomas Cottrell (29/06/44 - 30/09/44. Previously in Colonel James Carr’s Regiment of Foot)5)

Strength

See Also

1) N.A. SP28/253A/24
2) N.A. SP28/266/Part3/4
3) N.A. SP28/253A/2
4) N.A. SP28/253A/57
5) N.A. SP28/267/Pt1/114