Colonel John Bowyer’s Regiment of Foot

Active 1643 to 1647
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelJohn Bowyer
Area RaisedStaffordshire
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Parliamentarian regiment of foot serving as the garrison of Stafford during the First Civil War

Service History

1643

  • March: Battle of Hopton Heath

1644

1645

  • February: Storm of Shrewsbury
  • September to February: Siege of Chester

1646

  • February: Capture of Chester
  • April: Siege of Tutbury Castle

1647

  • Bowyer's colonelcy ends1)

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Notable Officers

John Bowyer

Sir John Bowyer (1623-1666), governor of Leek 1644-6.

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