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Sir Edward Massey’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir Edward Massey
Area RaisedGloucester
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMassey 1645

Parliamentarian horse based at Gloucester, later serving under Massey in the West Country

Service History

1643

  • October: Loss of Tewkesbury?

1644

  • May: Storm of Westbury on Severn
  • May: Storm of Newnham
  • May: Taking of Beverstone Castle
  • May: Storm of Malmesbury
  • June: Taking of Tewkesbury
  • August: Skirmish at Redmarley
  • September: Storm of Monmouth?
  • September: Storm of Beachley?
  • October: Storm of Beachley?

1645

  • April: Battle of Ledbury
  • July: Battle of Ilminster
  • October: Storm of Tiverton

1646

  • June: 210 troopers planned to be sent to Ireland1)

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir Edward Massey

Strength

Likely a single troop at first, later expanded to a full regiment.

See Also

1) CSPI 1633-47 p454