Colonel Thomas Waite’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
Foot
ColonelThomas Waite
Area RaisedRutland
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Parliamentarian horse in garrison at Burleigh House in Rutland

Service History

1643

  • November: Waite made Colonel and Governor of Burleigh
  • Garrison of Burleigh House
  • December: Skirmish at Sproxton Heath

1644

1645

  • February: Battle of Melton Mowbray

1646

  • April: Waite's term as governor of Burleigh ends

Notes

The garrison included one company of foot

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment’s officers is shown in Laurence Spring’s Regiments of the Eastern Association1)

Colonel Thomas Waite

Strength

See Also

1) The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 2, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8