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Colonel John Dalbier’s Regiment of Horse

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

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

Service History


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


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


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



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

March to April 1644

From the Nafziger Collection, file 644CAC.pdf

  • Colonel John Dalbier
  • Captain: William Salkeld
  • Captain: Charles Pym
  • Captain: Lukeman


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