Sir Matthew Boynton’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642-
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Matthew Boynton
Area RaisedYorkshire
Coat Colour
Flag Colourunknown
Flag Designunknown
Field Armies

Parliamentarian regiment of foot at the first siege of Hull and part of the Northern Association

Service History

1642

  • July: Besieged in Hull?
  • December: Skirmish at Piercebridge (det)
  • December: Battle of Tadcaster

1643

  • September to October: Besieged in Hull?

1644

  • February to July: Siege of Scarborough
  • Garrison of Scarborough?

Notable Officers

Sir Matthew Boynton

Sir Matthew Boynton died in March 1647, his elder son was Sir Francis Boynton and his younger son Col. Matthew Boynton who fought at Wigan Lane in 1651.

Strength

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