Capt. Alexander Pym’s Troop of Horse

Active1642-3
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainAlexander Pym
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Troop of Parliamentarian horse raised for the Earl of Essex’s army but serving in the West Country

Service History

1642

  • September: Siege of Sherborne Castle
  • September: Skirmish at Babylon Hill
  • December: Skirmish at Modbury
  • December: Besieged at Exeter

1643

  • January: Skirmish at Okehampton
  • January: Battle of Braddock Down
  • April: Battle of Beacon Hill
  • April: Battle of Sourton Down

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Alexander Pym

Strength

A single troop only

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