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Colonel Robert Brandling’s Regiment of Horse

Active1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelRobert Brandling
Area RaisedYorkshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesFairfax

Parliamentarian regiment of horse whose Colonel turned coat from the Royalists

Service History

1645

  • February: Skirmish at Keighley

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Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Robert Brandling

Previously served as colonel of a Royalist regiment Colonel Robert Brandling’s Regiment of Horsebut was captured by the Scots at Corbridge. He was exchanged and served at the siege of York and Marston Moor for the Royalists. Captured again at the fall of York, he changed sides to the Parliament and was made Colonel by Lord Fairfax.

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