Colonel John Starkie’s Blackburn Lancashire Trained Band of Foot

Active1642-
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelJohn Starkie
Area RaisedLancashire
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Lancashire Trained Band fighting on behalf of the Parliamentarians in the First Civil War

Service History

1642

  • November: Skirmish on Hinfield Moor
  • December: Battle of Chowbent?

1643

  • February: Storm of Houghton Tower

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Notable Officers

John Starkie

Starkie was a County Committee man for Parliament, his son, Capt Nicholas Starkie, was killed at the storm of Houghton Tower when it's powder store exploded.

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