Sir John Mallory’s Regiment of Dragoons

ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelSir John Mallory
William Prideaux
Area RaisedYorkshire
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Field ArmiesNewcastle 1642

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


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


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


  • 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?


Coats, Flags & Equipment

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

Contemporary References

SP23.202.302 Mallorys Dragoons Extract

The humble petition of John Lister of Kirkby Malzerd in the County of Yorke

Sheweth that your petitioner did beare Armes in his Majesties service att Selby in yorkeshire but never since for which he is sequestred as a delinquent howbeit in August 1644 he submitted himselfe to the Parliament,and have ever since lived peaceably under the Parliaments protection…

Rec'd 3. Aprill 1647


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