Sir Hugh Cholmley’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceParliamentarian
Royalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
Dragoons
ColonelSir Hugh Cholmley
Area RaisedYorkshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesNewcastle 1643

Parliamentarian garrison of Scarborough in the First Civil War that changed sides to the Royalists

Service History

1643

  • Parliamentarian garrison of Scarborough
  • March: Defect to the Royalists
  • September to October: Siege of Hull

1644

  • February to July 1645: Besieged at Scarborough
  • April: Battle of Selby?
  • May: Besieged at Buttercrambe Castle? (det?)
  • June: Raid Buttercrambe Castle

1645

  • February: Loss of Scarborough town
  • July: Surrender of Scarborough Castle

Notes

Two troops, one of horse, one of dragoons

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir Hugh Cholmley

Strength

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