Col. Nathaniel Fiennes’ Regiment of Horse
|Conflicts||First Civil War|
|Area Raised||South East|
|Flag Design||See below|
|Field Armies||Essex 1643|
Parliamentarian regiment of horse raised for the Earl of Essex’s army but serving in the West Country
- February: Fiennes commissioned Colonel
- February: Put down rising at Sherborne, Portland and Corfe
- March: Garrison of Bristol
- March: Battle of Highnam (1 troop under Capt John Fiennes)
- April: Loss of Tewkesbury? (1 troop under Capt John Fiennes)
- April: Siege of Portland?
- May: Skirmish at Frome
- July: Battle of Lansdown
- July: Siege of Devizes
- July: Battle of Roundway Down
- July: Besieged in Bristol
- Reduced into other regiments of Essex's army, including Behre's and Sheffield's
According to Blount: Col Fines (second Son to the Lord Say) figured the Goddesse Pallas with a Lance or Spear in one hand, and a book or roll of papers in the other, and the motto, UTRAQUE PALLADE1).
According to Prestwich; Captaine Fines, fecond fonne to the Lord Viscount Say and Seale. The cornet orange; the bafe part a mount Vert, ftanding on which, in front, the Goddess Bellone, appareled in crimfon, Azure, and gold ; helmet gold, adorned with a bloody or red plume ; in her right-hand extended a roll; in her left a fpear, proper fhafted, gold over head ; a label fpread, of filver, with this motto in Roman Sable letters, UTRAQUE PALLADE ; the fcroll on the back gold, as all others are in this lift ; the front filver ; the cornet, as they all are, taffelled of the laft ; fringed with filver and orange2).
Nathaniel Fiennes had served as a captain in Sir William Balfour's Regiment of Horse, leading his troop at Powick Bridge and Edgehill.