Sir Thomas Myddleton’s Regiment of Dragoons

Active 1644 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
ColonelSir Thomas Myddleton
Area Raised
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Field ArmiesDenbigh 1644
Myddleton 1644-5

Parliamentarian Dragoons serving in the Midlands, Shropshire and North Wales

Service History

1644

  • June: Siege of Dudley Castle
  • June: Battle of Tipton Green
  • July: Storm of Oswestry
  • July: Skirmish at Oswestry
  • August: Skirmish at Welshpool
  • August: Skirmish at Tarvin
  • September: Skirmish at Newtown
  • September: Taking of Montgomery Castle
  • September: Skirmish at Montgomery
  • September: Battle of Montgomery
  • October: Storm of Powis Castle
  • October: Storm of Ruthin Town
  • October: Skirmish at Lampeter?
  • November: Skirmish at Machynlleth?
  • December: Storm of Abbey Cwm Hir
  • December: Repulsed from Chirk Castle?

1645

  • January: Skirmish at Christleton
  • March to September: Siege of Chester
  • March: Skirmish at Knockin?

Notes

Myddleton claimed for pay as a Colonel of Dragoons from 10th August 1644 to 1st June 1645 Although both known companies were in existence a month or so before that date. Two? troops attached to Myddleton's regt of Horse. Service History above assumes service alongside that regiment

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Sir Thomas Myddleton

Officer List

  • Major Alexander Elliot

formerly Capt of Foot to Sir Thomas Myddleton Capt of Dragoons 24/06/44-22/11/44 Major of Dragoons 22/11/44-24/05/45 Troop possibly then upgraded to Horse

  • Capt Hercules Hannay

Capt of Dragoons 03/06/44-12/01/45 Troop then upgraded to Horse

Strength

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