Colonel Henry Marten’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643
1644-46
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelHenry Marten
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Parliamentarian regiment of horse based at Aylesbury and Abingdon from 1644

Service History

1643

  • April: Regiment commissioned?
  • June 12th: Regiment ordered to join Essex - doesn't go
  • August 16th: Marten sent to the Tower for calling for the King's death. Regiment broken up.

1644

  • May: Martin raises second regiment and takes over garrison of Aylesbury

1645

1646

  • August: Regiment Disbanded?

Notes

Between the 10th April and 26th August 1643 Thomas Gilbert served as the regiment's Chaplain.1)

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Col. Henry Marten

Officer List

1643
  • Colonel Henry Marten
  • Captain De la Pole
  • Captain (Seymour?) Pyle
  • Captain (Richard?) Stevens
1644-6

The following three troops were sent to support Major General Browne at Abingdon.2)

  • Colonel Henry Martin (in the list for 1646 this is given as Captain Row's possibly the Capt-Lt)
  • Captain Blundell
  • Captain Clavar

Strength

See Also

1) N.A. SP28/47/23(b)-24
2) N.A. SP28/144/Pt2/24-5
3) N.A. SP28/525