Colonel Francis Wren’s Regiment of Horse

Active1644 - 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelFrancis Wren
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Parliamentarian regiment of horse serving with the Northern Association

Service History

1644

  • May: Officers' pay begins

1645

  • March: Battle of Pontefract
  • October: Battle of Sherburn in Elmet

1646

  • January: Officers' pay ends

Notes

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Francis Wren

Wren had previously served as successively Captain, Major and Lieutenant Colonel of Ferdinando, Lord Fairfax’s Regiment of Foot

Officer List

  • Colonel Francis Wren (10/05/44 - 24/01/46)1)
  • Major John Saunderson (later in Colonel Robert Lilburne’s Regiment of Horse)2)
  • Captain Adam Shephardson (23/05/44 - 24/01/46)3)
  • Captain John Frampton (21/07/44 - 24/01/46)4)
  • Captain John Shaw (23/07/44 - 24/01/46)
  • Captain Anthony Smith (23/07/44 - 24/01/46)5)

Strength

See Also

1) N.A. SP28/266/pt2/19-10
2) N.A. E 121/5/7
3) N.A. SP28/266/pt3/21-22
4) N.A. SP28/252
5) N.A. SP28/266/pt3/19-20