Colonel Bartholomew Vermuyden’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1645
ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelBartholomew Vermuyden
Area RaisedNorfolk
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesManchester 1643-5

Parliamentarian regiment of horse of the Eastern Association fighting at Marston Moor and later joining the New Model Army

Service History


  • Raised in Norfolk
  • October to November: Siege of Bolingbroke Castle
  • October: Skirmish at Horncastle
  • 11th October: Battle of Winceby


  • May to July: Siege of York
  • 2nd July: Battle of Marston Moor - 5 troops
  • July: Siege of York
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury



Vermuyden only briefly led his regiment in the New Model Army, it was then handed over to Oliver Cromwell.

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment’s officers is shown in Laurence Spring’s Regiments of the Eastern Association1)

Colonel Bartholomew Vermuyden

Nephew of Sir Cornelius Vermuyden. a Dutch engineer prominent in draining the fens of East Anglia.

Officer List

In addition to those noted by Spring

  • Captain Duglass2)


See Also

1) The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 2, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8
2) N.A. SP28/301/1025