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Mr Henry Pierce’s Troop of Dragoons

Active1639
1640-1641
CountryEngland
AllegianceEnglish
ConflictsFirst Bishops’ War
TypeDragoons
CaptainHenry Pierce
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies1639

English troop of dragoons that was raised for the First Bishops’ War of 1639

Service History

1639

  • Raised
  • May: March to the camp at Birks
  • June: Standoff between Birks and Duns Law

1640

  • Presumably raised again for the Second Bishops' War

1641

  • August: Ordered to be disbanded1)

Notes

Apparently Pierce had not yet been commissioned as an officer by May 1639.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Henry Pierce

Possibly Percy?

Strength

  • May 1639: 100 men 2)

See Also

2) Rushworth's 'Historical Collections: 1639, March-June', Historical Collections of Private Passages of State: Volume 3: 1639-40, pp. 885-946. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=74912 Date accessed: 24 June 2014