Earl of Northampton’s Regiment of Dragoons

Active1643 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
ColonelEarl of Northampton
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesOxford

Royalist regiment of dragoons briefly serving as part of the Oxford Army.

Service History

1643

  • February: Storm of Cirencester
  • May: Skirmish at Middleton Cheney?
  • September: Attempt on Leicester

1644

1645

1646

  • January to May: Besieged at Banbury Castle?

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Second Earl of Northampton

Spencer Compton, Second Earl of Northampton, killed at Hopton Heath in March 1643.

Third Earl of Northampton

James Compton, 3rd Earl of Northampton inherited the Earldom and his father's regiments. Until 1643 he was titled Lord Compton.

Strength

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