Lord Loughborough’s Regiment of Dragoons

Active1643 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
ColonelLord Loughborough
Area RaisedNorth Midlands
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLoughborough

Royalist regiment of dragoons based at Ashby de la Zouch and serving in the Midlands during the First Civil War.

Service History

1643

  • January: Skirmish at Swarkestone Bridge
  • March: Battle of Hopton Heath
  • April: Siege of Lichfield?
  • September: Repulsed from Leicester?

1644

  • January: Skirmish at Newcastle under Lyme
  • March: Battle of Cotes Bridge?
  • March: Battle of Newark
  • September: Skirmish at Costock

1645

  • September to February 1646: Besieged at Ashby de la Zouch

1646

  • February: Surrender of Ashby de la Zouch

Notes

Based at Ashby de la Zouch and Wilne Ferry

Flags

Notable Officers

’Blind Harry’ Hastings, Lord Loughborough

Strength

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