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Colonel John Lutteral’s Regiment of Horse

ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelJohn Lutteral
Area RaisedDevon
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Parliamentarian horse serving in Barnstaple

Service History


  • June: Luttrell made Colonel
  • June: Retaking of Barnstaple.
  • July to August: Attack on Appledore Fort?
  • September: Failed defence of Barnstaple.


Lutteral was commissioned to raise regiments of Horse and Foot as part of the Parliamentarian plan to regain control of North Devon by securing Barnstable. There were at least three troops but it is unclear how many men were actually raised.

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

John Lutteral

Colonel of Foot (02/06/44 - 01/12/44) Colonel of Horse (02/06/44 - 01/12/44) Following which he was briefly Colonel of the Plymouth Horse

Officer List

  • Colonel John Lutteral
    • Captain Lieutenant William Oliver
  • Captain William Mercer
  • Captain [ ] Gagan?


See Also