Earl of Bedford’s Regiment of Horse

Active1642
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelEarl of Bedford
Area Raised
Flag Colourwhite?
Flag Design
Field ArmiesEssex 1642

Parliamentarian regiment of horse of the Earl of Essex’s army

Service History

1642

  • September: Siege of Sherborne Castle
  • October: Battle of Edgehill

Notes

Flags

Bedford's Lifeguard troop carried a white cornet, possibly the rest of the regiment used the same field colour.

Notable Officers

Earl of Bedford

William Russell, 5th Earl of Bedford defected to the Royalists in 1643.

Strength

See Also