Colonel Henry Sanderson’s Regiment of Horse

Active1645 to 1646
ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelHenry Sanderson
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesBrereton 1646

Parliamentarian reformados serving alongside Colonel Graves of the New Model Army and Sir William Brereton

Service History


  • August: Attached to Colonel Graves’ force
  • September: Battle of Rowton Heath
  • September - February: Siege of Chester
  • November 1st: Battle of Denbigh Green


  • February: Assigned to Mitton's command for conquest of North Wales
  • March: Reassigned to Brereton's command but fail to join him before battle of Stow on the Wold. They then drift south finally joining with Col. Fleetwood at Woodstock
  • March - June: Siege of Oxford?


Attached to Graves’ command in the Banbury area in August 1645.

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Henry Sanderson

Officer List

The Regiment consisted of three troops plus a group of unattached officers labelled “Heteroclytes”

  • Colonel Henry Sanderson
  • Major (Lt-Col) Baker
  • Captain John Otter (sometimes given as Potter)


See Also