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Colonel Anthony Fane’s Regiment of Dragoons

Active1642-1647
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
ColonelAnthony Fane
Edmund Jordon
Sir Robert Wood
Area RaisedSurrey
Coat Colour
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Flag Design
Field ArmiesWaller 1642

Later Colonel Edmund Jordon’s, then Sir Robert Wood’s Regiment of Dragoons

Parliamentarian Regiment of Dragoons serving in the South

Service History

1642

  • December: Storm of Farnham Castle
  • December: Fane dies and eventually Jordon takes over

1643

1644

  • June to November: Siege of Basing House

1645

  • May: Relief of Taunton
  • May to July: Besieged in Taunton
  • August to October: Siege of Basing House
  • September to October: Siege of Winchester
  • October: Storm of Basing House
  • November to March 1646: Siege of Donnington Castle (det)

1647

  • March: Disbanded

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

A list of officers under Jordon is shown in Laurence Spring's Waller's Army, The Regiments of Sir William Waller's Southern Association The Pike and Shot Association 2007 ISBN 978-1-902768-34-2

Anthony Fane

Fane died the 9th of December 1642 (NA SP28/4/264). At this point the regiment had at least 3 Companies. His own and those of Capt John Inwood and Capt Philip Pinchon (NA SP28/4/209).

Edmund Jordon

Sir Robert Wood

Strength

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