Lord Hastings' Troop of Horse

Active1642
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainLord Hastings
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag DesignFlame & motto
Field ArmiesEssex 1642

Parliamentarian troop of horse serving with Essex's army in 1642

Service History

1642

  • October: Battle of Edgehill

Notes

This troop served with Essex's army at Edgehill and was likely part of one of the horse regiments of Essex's army, which one has not been discovered yet. At Edgehill the troop was routed and was soon disbanded.

Flags

Lord Hastings' Cornet

The Lord Hastings (now Earl of Huntingdon) figured a flame of fire, with QUASI IGNIS CONFLATORIS for motto1).

Notable Officers

Lord Hastings

Ferdinando Hastings, 8th Baron Hastings became 6th Earl of Huntingdon in 1643.

Strength

A single troop

See Also

1) The Art of making Devises 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655