Lord Wentworth’s Regiment of Dragoons

Active1642-4
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
ColonelLord Wentworth
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesOxford 1642-4

Royalist Regiment of Dragoons of the Oxford Army

Service History

1642

  • 5th December: Storm of Marlborough - Under Lord Wilmot

1643

  • 2nd February: Storm of Cirencester
  • June: Skirmish at Chinnor
  • June: Battle of Chalgrove Field
  • October: Taking of Winchester

1644

  • June: Battle of Cropredy Bridge?
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury?

Notes

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Armed with muskets in February 1643 as 140 required fixing.

Notable Officers

Lord Wentworth

Thomas Wentworth, 5th Baron Wentworth son of the Earl of Cleveland, he went on to command The Prince of Wales’ Regiment of Horse and later led The King’s Own Regiment of Guards in Flanders.

Strength

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