Sir John Boys’ Troop of Horse

Active1644 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir John Boys
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist independent troop of horse serving in garrison at Donnington Castle

Service History

1644

  • July to October: Besieged at Donnington Castle
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury
  • October to November: Besieged at Donnington Castle

1645

  • November to March 1646: Besieged at Donnington Castle

1646

  • March: Surrender at Donnington Castle

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir John Boys

Strength

A single troop of 25 in garrison at Donnington.

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