Colonel John Moore’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644-5
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelJohn Moore
Area RaisedLancashire
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Parliamentarian regiment of foot based at Liverpool

Service History

1644

  • Garrison of Liverpool
  • June: Besieged at Liverpool

1645

  • November to December: Siege of Skipton Castle?

Notes

A paper on the Liverpool garrison by Malcolm Grattan Liverpool under Parliament

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Col John Moore

John Moore (1599-1650) served as governor of Liverpool in the First Civil War, notably resisting Prince Rupert’s attack for five days during the York March and raised his own regiment of foot for Parliament, though gave it up at the Self Denying Ordinance.

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