Sir Edward Hungerford’s Regiment of Horse

Flag Illustration1)
Active1643
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir Edward Hungerford
Area Raised
Flag ColourRed
Flag DesignSee below
Field ArmiesWaller 1643

Parliamentarian horse that serving in the West Country

Service History

1643

  • July: Battle of Lansdown
  • July: Siege of Devizes
  • July: Battle of Roundway Down

1644

1645

  • September: Taking of Farleigh Hungerford Castle?

Notes

Flags

According to Blount: Sir Edw. Hungerford bore only the motto of his own Armes, viz ET DIEU MON APPUY, ie. God is my support2)

Major Edmund Ludlow's cornet (Illustration 1) was red with a bible above a mitre and crucifix and the motto VERBUM DEI VERITATE SUCCUMBO.

Notable Officers

Sir Edward Hungerford

Edmund Ludlow

Edmund Ludlow Captain, then Major of Hungerford's Regiment.

Strength

Initially single troop

See Also

Hungerford's horse are re-encted by Sir Edward Hungerford's Regiment of Horse of the English Civil War Society.

1) Original artwork by Tony Barton, shown by kind permission of Tony Barton and Charles Kightly. Previously published in Military Modelling magazine
2) The Art of making Devises 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655