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Colonel Bertrand Rossen de la Plane’s Regiment of Horse

Active1645 to 1646
CountryFrance
England
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelBertrand de la Plane
Area RaisedFrance
West Country
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGoring 1645
Hopton 1646

French regiment of horse serving in the First Civil War in the West Country on behalf of the Royalists

Service History

1645

  • July: Battle of Langport

1646

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

Notes

One of a ‘brigade’ of three or four French cavalry regiments said to have served with Goring and Hopton in the West Country. The regiment was not completely French; many of its known officers were English, with one from Ireland. It lost at least six officers captured at Langport.

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Bertrand Rossen de la Plane

Strength

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