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Captain Edward Backhouse’s Troop of Horse

Active1643 to
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainEdward Backhouse
Area RaisedGloucester?
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMassey 1643-5

Parliamentarian troop of horse known as the City of Gloucester troop, serving under Massey during the First Civil War.

Service History

1643

  • January: Skirmish at Burford?
  • January: Siege of Sudeley Castle
  • March: Battle of Highnam

1645

  • November: Skirmish at Trimpley

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Captain Edward Backhouse

Strength

A single troop

See Also