Earl of Manchester’s Regiment of Dragoons

Active1643 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
ColonelEarl of Manchester
John Lilburne
Area RaisedEssex
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesManchester 1644

Later Colonel John Lilburne's Regiment of Dragoons

Parliamentarian regiment of dragoons of the Eastern Association

Service History

1643

  • August: Raised in Essex

1644

  • February to March: Siege of Newark
  • March: Battle of Newark
  • April: The regiment now commanded by Lilburne
  • May to July: Siege of York
  • July: Skirmish at Poppleton
  • 2nd July: Battle of Marston Moor - 5 companies
  • July: Siege of York
  • July: Taking of Tickhill Castle
  • August: Siege of Knaresborough Castle
  • August to October: Siege of Banbury?
  • October: Battle of Denton?
  • October to December: Siege of Crowland
  • November: Garrison of Ely

1645

  • February: Taking of Scarborough
  • March: Battle of Pontefract

Notes

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Earl of Manchester

Lt Col John Lilburne

Strength

See Also

Lilburne's forces are re-enacted by Lt. Col. John Lilburne's Regiment of Foote of the Sealed Knot.