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Lord Forbes’ Regiment of Horse

Active1642-3
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelLord Forbes
Area RaisedDevon
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Regiment of Parliamentarian West Country horse

Service History

1642

  • December: Skirmish at Modbury?
  • December: Besieged at Exeter

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Notable Officers

Lord Forbes

Possibly Alexander Forbes, 10th Lord Forbes, chief of Clan Forbes who served in the Swedish Army under Gustavus Adolphus, and more recently led an expedition to Galway to fight the Irish Confederates consisting of Lord Forbes’ Regiment of Foot. He went on to raise men for the Covenanters in Scotland.

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