Colonel John Alured's Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelJohn Alured
Area RaisedYorkshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesFairfax 1643-5

Parliamentarian regiment of horse serving in the Northern Association with the Fairfaxes in Yorkshire

Service History

1643

  • June: Battle of Adwalton Moor

1644

  • April to July: Siege of York?
  • July: Battle of Marston Moor?
  • July: Siege of York?

1645

  • Alured lays down his commission at the SDO

Notes

See also Sir Henry Foulis’ Regiment of Horse, later commanded by John's brother Matthew Alured.

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Colonel John Alured

John Alured originally served as a captain of horse in Essex's army. By 1643 he had returned north to join the Fairfaxes and fought at Adwalton and probably Marston Moor. In 1645 he seems to have laid down his commission after the Self-Denying Ordinance.

Officer Lists

Strength

See Also