Colonel Nicholas Shuttleworth’s Regiment of Horse

Active1644-1646, 1648
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelNicholas Shuttleworth
Area RaisedLancashire
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Parliamentarian regiment of horse serving in Lancashire

Service History

1644

  • September: Battle of Montgomery?

1645

  • December: Siege of Chester

1646

  • January - February: Siege of Chester

1648

Notes

This regiment emerged in the summer of 1644 as the county regiment of horse, taking officers from the regiments of Ashton, Dodding and Rigsby. It served till spring 1646 but was reformed for the Preston Campaign of 1648.

There was another regiment of Parliamentarian horse led by Colonel Richard Shuttleworth with which this regiment may have been confused.

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Notable Officers

Col Nicholas Shuttleworth

Officer Lists

March 4th 16461)

  • Colonel Nicholas Shuttleworth
  • Major Barton Shuttleworth
  • Captain Bamber
  • Captain French
  • Major Robinson
  • Major Standish
  • Captain Jeffrey Holcroft
  • Captain [Gerard] Markland
  • Captain Reames
  • Captain [Edward] Butterworth
  • Captain Gilbert Ireland
  • Captain Hindle[y]

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See Also

1) N.A. SP28/224/140