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 +======Sir James Hamilton’s Regiment of Dragoons======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +
 +|**Active**|1643 to 1646|
 +|**Country**|England|
 +|**Allegiance**|Royalist|
 +|**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Dragoons|
 +|**Colonel**|Sir James Hamilton|
 +|**Area Raised**|Worcestershire?​|
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**| |
 +|**Field Armies**|Hopton 1643|
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//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=====
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====
 +