Colonel John Bowyer's Regiment of Horse

Active1644-6
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelJohn Bowyer
Area RaisedStaffordshire
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Regiment of Parliamentarian horse raised in Staffordshire

Service History

1644

  • May: Raised as part of garrison of Leek

Notes

In May 1644 Bowyer was made Governor of Leek and promoted to Colonel of Foot. At the same time he was authorized to raise two troops of horse for the garrison commanded by himself and his Lieutenant Colonel, John Watson.

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Notable Officers

John Bowyer

John Watson

Strength

Two troops

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