Sir John Mill’s Regiment of Horse

Active1644
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir John Mill
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist regiment of horse in garrison at Christchurch

Service History

1644

  • Garrison of Christchurch
  • April: Loss of Christchurch

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Notable Officers

Sir John Mill

Of Newton Berry, he was killed in action, probably in 1644.

Sir John Mills Regiment of Horse

Christchurch Garrison Cheriton

Lieutenant Colonel Richard Goddard (1) + (3)

Sargeant Major Turney (1)

Captain Lieutenant Skeiling (1)

Captain William Abarrow (1) Captain Walter Buckland (5) Captain (Lewknor ?) Mill (1) Captain Gogill (1) Captain Pawlett (5) Captain George Rodney (4) + Ment. I.O. Captain Rogers (2) Captain Todd (1)

Lieutenant Cockerum (1) Lieutenant Harvey (1) Lieutenant Hitchcocke (1) Lieutenant Jenkins (1) Lieutenant Edwin Lewin Sec (1) Lieutenant John Lewin (1) + I.O. L + W Lieutenant Philpott (1) + (6) of Foot to Lt. Col. Pawlett Lieutenant Senllard (1) Lieutenant Willis (1)

Cornet Baily (1) Cornet Johnson (1) Cornet Lane (1) Cornet Thorneburgh (1)

Quartermaster Complin (1) Quartermaster Croftes (1) Quartermaster Egerly (1) Quartermaster Edward Fitchett I.O. Southam. to Capt. Rodney Quartermaster Legate (1) Quartermaster William Robotham (5) Quartermaster Cosmo Ryves I.O. Southam.

(1) E.42.21 A True discovery of the great and glorious victory of that victorious and ever renowned patriot Sir William Waller,Knight at Christ Church in Hampshire It would appear these Officers are of Horse and Foot,although no Ensigns are noted as being taken prisoner. Hitchcocke was later a Captain of Foot under Colonel Mill in Oxford.

(2) E.252.28 A Perfect diurnall of some passages in Parliament 8-15.4.1644

(3) SP23.293.758 Petition of Richard Goddard of New Sarum taken prisoner in Christchurch and sent to prison in London and afterward exchanged for Lieutenant Colonel Charlton.

(4) SP19.126.26 Extract. To the right Honourable the Committee at Haberdashers Hall for Advance of money. The humble petition of James Dewy of Christchurch in the County of South. Humbly sheweth that there is one George Rodney of Lindhurst in the County of South. that hath been a Captaine in arms against the Parliament

SP23.167.477 John Resbridge of Lyndhurst blacksmith age fyftie and six yeares or thereabouts being sworne and examined sayeth that about the yeare 1643 the tyme that Christchurch in the county of Southam. was a garrison under the command of Coll. Sir Jo. Mill Baronett for the late King against the Parliament. Mr George Rodney of Lyndhurst did take the horses employed upon a tenement called cocksleaze lying in Lyndhurst then and still in the occupation of George Rodney one brown bay horse called 'Beetle brouse'.

SP23.216.479 A particular of all the goods and chattells of George Rodney of Lindhurst in the County of Southtn. Esq, taken and appraised the 12th day of July 1649 as followeth

Imprimis one black mare worth to be sold 8. 00. 00 Item one colt a yeare and halfe old worth to be sold 3. 00. 00 Item one other colt about halfe a year old worth 1. 00. 00 Item two Cabinetts and one little box worth 5. 00. 00 Iten in apparrell both woollen and lynnen 20. 00. 00 Item one sword and a little pistoll 1. 10. 00 Item one black velvett sadle with a Lindsy sadle 3. 00. 00

                                                                               Summe total 41. 10. 00

The goods abovesaid were received and appraised the Day abovesaid by us

William Pickhause John Starkes William Waterman

This is a true particular of all my Estate which I desire to Compound and doe submitt to such fine as shalbe imposed for the summe in order to the freedome thereof,and my person from delinquency. George Rodney.

(5) SP19.126.28 Charge of delinquency against William Stockman of Barford,Wiltshire.That he delivered by command 3 muskets to Captain Pawlett and that after Salisbury was a garrison for the King,he commanded his servant to deliver 3 horses and if asked to say they belonged to Captain Buckland,a Captain for the King and Papist in arms in the said garrison. That one of the horse was killed at Cheriton.It was ridden by Bucklands Quartermaster,William Robotham. SP19.126.29 Deposition of the servant (unnamed) 3.3.1643/4 delivered 3 muskets to Captain Pawlett 5.3.1643/4 sent by his order a back,breast and gorget to Sarum garrison for the King. That Stockman said he would have a Troop of his own and Major Ennis and Colonel Seymore promise to protect his house. By a further order sent to Sarum a carbine and sword,back,breast and headpiece. Also brought to Sarum a grey gelding and if questioned it was Bucklands. SP19.126.30 Information of Thomas Body of New Sarum That Colonel Norton and Captain Pitman tried to take the horses in July 1643 and Stockman said that if they took them the time would come and he would hang them for it. That Buckland and his Troop quartered at Stockmans house. Mention that Pawlett was a Captain in Christchurch under the command of Colonel Mill. SP19.84.9c Information that Walter Buckland of Sussex was in arms for the King at Oxford.

SP23.212.96 The humble petition of Walter Buckland of Trotton in the Countie of Sussex Esq. Sheweth that your petitioner was in Armes in the first warr against the Parliament. Your petitioner therefore humbly prayes he may be admitted to his Composicion for his said Delinquency. And he shall ever pray.

Walter Buckland

Rec'd the 17th of April 1649

Sir John Mill had the following sons John said to have been killed near Oxford by one Slatford,Richard,Lewkenor and Edward. Possibly all Officers. Check dates of birth.

Strength

  • 100 horse at Christchurch

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