Colonel Thomas Mytton’s Regiment of Horse

Flag Illustration1)
Active 1644 to 1647
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelThomas Mytton
Area RaisedCheshire
Flag ColourBlue
Flag DesignSee below
Field ArmiesBrereton 1643
Denbigh 1644

Parliamentarian regiment of horse serving in the Midlands, Shropshire and North Wales

Service History

1644

  • January: Skirmish at Ellesmere
  • May: Skirmish at Lilleshall?
  • June: Siege of Dudley Castle
  • June: Battle of Tipton Green
  • December: Storm of Abbey Cwm Hir?
  • December: At Red Castle?

1645

  • November: Battle of Denbigh Green

1646

  • April: Skirmish at Denbigh
  • June to March 1647: Siege of Harlech Castle?
  • August to November: Siege of Conway Castle?

1647

  • March: Taking of Harlech Castle?

Notes

Mytton present at Abbey Cwm Hir

Flags and Equipment

Major Castleton's troop of Mytton's regiment carried a blue cornet with a cloud and arm pointing out a biblical quotation, illustrated above.

Notable Officers

Colonel Thomas Mytton

Strength

See Also

1) Original artwork by Tony Barton, shown by kind permission of Tony Barton and Charles Kightly. Previously published in Military Modelling magazine