Sir Alexander Carew’s Dragoons

Active1642-3
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
CaptainSir Alexander Carew
Area RaisedDevon
Cornwall
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Field Armies

Troop of Parliamentarian dragoons serving in the West Country

Service History

1642

  • December: Skirmish at Modbury
  • December: Besieged at Exeter

1643

  • January: Skirmish at Okehampton

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir Alexander Carew

Sir Alexander Carew was executed in December 1644 for a plot to betray Plymouth to the Royalists in 1643.

Strength

Likely a single troop

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