Sir James Hamilton’s Regiment of Dragoons

Active1643 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
ColonelSir James Hamilton
Area RaisedWorcestershire?
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHopton 1643

Royalist dragoon regiment based at Worcester and briefly serving with Hopton

Service History

1643

  • May: Besieged at Worcester?
  • June: Skirmish at Beckington and Leigh
  • September: Siege of Exeter?

Notes

Decimated at Beckington and Leigh, the regiment does not seem to have recovered.

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir James Hamilton

Sir James Hamilton is not to be confused with Colonel James Hamilton, leader of an Oxford Army cavalry regiment

Strength

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