Sir John Mallory’s Regiment of Dragoons

Active1642-4
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
ColonelSir John Mallory
William Prideaux
Area RaisedYorkshire
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Field ArmiesNewcastle 1642
Garrison

Later led by Colonel William Prideaux

Royalist Regiment of Dragoons serving in Yorkshire, forming part of the garrison of Skipton Castle before being absorbed into Newcastle's field army in January 1644

Service History

1642

  • November: Skirmish at Wetherby?
  • December: Battle of Tadcaster

1643

  • March to April: Siege of Thornton Castle
  • April: Siege at Skipton
  • July: Repulsed from Thornton Castle
  • November: Skirmish at Airton

1644

  • January: Join Newcastle's field army
  • April: Battle of Selby
  • August: Battle of Marston Moor (under Prideaux)
  • September: Skirmish at Ripon?
  • October: Skirmish at Halton?

Notes

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Notable Officers

Sir John Mallory

Mallory was governor of Skipton Castle.

List of Officers

  • Captain William Prideaux (son of the Bishop of Worcester) commanded the troop
  • Lieutenant Ralph Coningsby
  • Cornet John Tomms

Strength

One troop of 150 men1).

See Also

1) Skipton Castle in the Great Civil War 1642-1645, Richard T Spence 1991, Skipton Castle ISBN:0950697516