Sir Richard Grenville’s Troop of Dragoons

Active1644 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
Colonel Sir Richard Grenville
Area RaisedWest Country?
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Field ArmiesGrenville 1645

Royalist dragoons likely attached to Grenville’s horse

Service History

1644

  • July: Battle of Horsbridge?
  • August: Taking of Bodmin?
  • August: Taking of Respryn Bridge?
  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel?
  • August: Skirmish on Caradon Down?
  • September to January 1646: Siege of Plymouth?
  • October: Storm of Saltash?

1645

  • July: Battle of Langport?

1646

  • February: Battle of Torrington?
  • March: Surrender at Truro?

Notes

History taken from Grenville’s horse, to which his dragoons were probably attached.

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir Richard Grenville

Strength

Probably a single troop

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