Colonel Ralph Eure’s Regiment of Horse

Active1645 to 1646
ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelRalph Eure
Area Raised
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Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist regiment serving as part of the Newark horse

Service History


  • March: Battle of Pontefract
  • November to May 1646: Besieged at Newark


  • May: Surrender at Newark


Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Ralph Eure

Officer List

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user '1642'

  • Colonel Ralph Eure
  • Lieutenant Colonel William Rolleston Ment. I.O.
  • Sargeant Major Jerome ? Mansford Ment. I.O.
  • Captain Francis Carlisle I.O. L + W
  • Captain Francis Chippingdale I.O. Lincs.
  • Captain John Chippingdale Ment. I.O.
  • Captain John Dawson (1) + ment. I.O.
  • Captain Molineaux Ment. I.O.
  • Captain German Pole I.O. Notts.
  • Lieutenant James Dolby I.O. Lincs. to Capt. Dawson
  • Lieutenant Francis Molineaux I.O. Notts. to Capt. Molineaux
  • Quartermaster Thomas Charlesworth I.O. L + W to Sgt. Maj. Mansford
  • Quartermaster Thomas Bolby I.O. Lincs.
  • Quartermaster John Fletcher I.O. Lincs. to Sgnt. Maj. Mansford
  • Quartermaster William Harber I.O. L + W to Lt. Col. Rolleston
  • Quartermaster Gregory Hawksly I.O. L + W
  • Cornet Nicholas Lambe I.O. L + W to Capt. Jo. Chippingdale
  • Cornet Edmond Molineaux I.O. Notts.

Contemporary References

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user '1642'

(1) SP23.189.53 Committee of Lincoln to the Committee for Compounding at Goldsmiths Hall Gentlemen, in pursuance of your order of 23.6 last, which we receaved 10. of July following, wee certifie that Mr John Dawson of Langton (Co. Lincolnshire) in the beginning of these warres took up armes against the Parliament and accepted a Commission as Captaine of a Company and continued in actuall warre against the Parliament till the reducing of Newarke.

Richard Earl, Tho. Lister, Wm.Lister, Tho. Copledike, M. Cholmley, Jo. Disney. Lincoln 3.8.1646

Add. Mss. 14294 f.13

Mr John Dawson of Sutterby in ye County of Lincolne, Esquire. …actively applied in ye service of his late Majesty King Charles I of Great & Blessed Memory, and therein raysed at his own charge a Troope of Horse in ye Regiment of Colonel Ralfe Eure under ye command of William Marquess of Newcastle, which being broken, he deserted not ye service but continued in ye qualitie of a Reformadoe under ye Lord Bellasis until ye rendition of Newarke, was divers times taken prisoner & forced to compound at three yeares value for himselfe.

12th of Januarie 1663/4.


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