Colonel John Dalbier’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelJohn Dalbier
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesEssex 1643-5
Massey 1645

Parliamentarian regiment of horse serving in the Earl of Essex’s army

Service History

1643

  • August: Raid on Theale (det)
  • 8th September: Relief of Gloucester
  • 20th September: First Battle of Newbury

1644

  • March: Battle of Cheriton
  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel
  • August: Skirmish on Caradon Down
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury

1645

  • July: Battle of Ilminster?
  • 14th October: 3rd Siege of Basing House

Notes

Dalbier served under Essex until 1645 then transferred to Massey's Western Association army.

Flags

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

Colonel John Dalbier

Officer Lists

Strength

July 1644

From Symonds' Diary1) Officers/Troopers

  • Colonel John Dalbier 12/67
  • Captain William Salkeld 11/72
  • Captain Charles Pym 11/80
  • Captain Lukeman 9/48
  • Total = 267

See Also

1) British Library Additional Ms 17062