Colonel Edmund Ludlow’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1645
ConflictsFirst Civil War
CaptainEdmund Ludlow
Area RaisedWiltshire
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Field Armies

Parliamentarian regiment of horse of the Southern Association

Service History


  • June: Commissioned to be raised in Wiltshire
  • July: Skirmish at Warminster
  • September: Taking of Sturton House and Witham House
  • September Storm of Beachley?
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury
  • October to November: Siege of Basing House
  • November: Fail to prevent relief of Basing House
  • December: Taking of Salisbury (det)
  • December: Relief of Taunton


  • January: Stormed at Salisbury
  • January to March: Garrison of Southampton
  • March: Garrison Odiham and Blackwater
  • April: Garrison Godalming
  • April: Disbanded


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Notable Officers

A list of officers 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

Col Edmund Ludlow

Officer List

  • Captain William Breathers (also Captain of foot under Colonel Thomas Stephens)


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