Colonel Edward Grey’s Regiment of Dragoons

Active1642
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
ColonelEdward Grey
Area Raised
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Field ArmiesOxford 1642

Raised as part of the King’s army in 1642 but captured by Waller at Winchester that December

Service History

1642

  • 23rd September: Battle of Powick Bridge
  • 23rd October: Battle of Edgehill - Left flank
  • 13th November: Standoff at Turnham Green
  • 5th December: Storm of Marlborough - Under Lord Wilmot
  • 9th December: Quartered at Faringdon
  • December: Garrison of Winchester
  • December: Captured at Winchester

Notes

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Colonel Edward Grey

Lieutenant-Colonel George Lisle

Lisle likely commanded at Edgehill

Contemporary References

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642

Capt Rowell's Petition

West Yorkshire Archive Service QS1/13/4/6/7 Captain Robert Rowell of Skipton, Yorks.

Petition under Colonel Lamplugh at Hessy Moor Battle. Was Cornet under Colonel Gray at Edgehill, Lieutenant of Horse under Colonel Bradshaw at Leeds when Selby was taken and Lieutenant of Foot under Sir Michael Woodhouse at Stoke House. Received many wounds.

Strength

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