Lord Digby’s Regiment of Horse

Active1642-6
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelLord Digby
Thomas Weston
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesOxford 1642-6

Later Thomas Weston’s Regiment of Horse

Royalist cavalry regiment of the Oxford Army

Service History

1642

  • August: Repulsed from Coventry
  • September: Battle of Powick Bridge
  • October: Battle of Edgehill
  • December: Storm of Marlborough
  • December: Skirmish at Wantage
  • December: Garrison of Wallingford

1643

  • April: Storm of Birmingham
  • April: Taking of Rushall Hall
  • April: Siege of Lichfield, Digby wounded
  • July: Battle of Roundway Down
  • September: Battle of Aldbourne Chase
  • September: First Battle of Newbury

1644

  • June: Battle of Tipton Green
  • June: Battle of Cropredy Bridge
  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury
  • November: Skirmish at Buckingham (det)
  • November: Relief of Donnington
  • ?: Skirmish at Kidderminster

1645

  • August: Storm of Huntingdon
  • September: Battle of Rowton Heath

1646

  • March: Battle of Stow on the Wold

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Lord Digby

Thomas Weston

Strength

See Also