Sir John Wake’s Regiment of Horse

Active1644
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir John Wake
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Royalist regiment of horse serving at the relief of Donnington in 1644

Service History

1644

  • Stationed at Chard to protect convoys supporting the Lostwithiel campaign
  • November: Relief of Donnington Castle

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Sir John Wake

Second Baronet Wake of Clevedon Somerset.

Extract. The humble petition of Sir William Wake Baronet That in the late warr from Edgehill fight until the disbanding of Truro your petitioners father Sir John Wake raised a Troope of Horse and served your Majesties late father and your Majestie in the late unhappy warres

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