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Prince Maurice’s Regiment of Horse

ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelPrince Maurice
Area Raised
Flag ColourRed
Flag DesignUnknown
Field ArmiesOxford

Royalist regiment of horse commanded by Prince Maurice, younger brother of Prince Rupert

Service History


  • September: Battle of Powick Bridge
  • October: Battle of Edgehill
  • December: Quartered at Faringdon


  • January: Standoff at Cirencester
  • February: Storm of Cirencester
  • April: Taking of Evesham
  • April: Skirmish at Little Dean
  • April: Skirmish at Upton Bridge
  • April: Battle of Ripple Field
  • April: Battle of Caversham Bridge
  • June: Skirmish at Chewton Mendip
  • June: Skirmish at Glastonbury and Somerton
  • July: Skirmish at Bradford on Avon
  • July: Battle of Lansdown
  • July: Battle of Roundway Down
  • July: Storm of Bristol
  • August: Skirmish at Torrington?
  • August: Taking of Appledore?
  • September: Siege of Barnstaple
  • September: Siege of Exeter
  • September: First Battle of Newbury
  • October to December: Siege of Plymouth


  • March: Battle of Cheriton
  • April to June: Siege of Lyme Regis?
  • June: Battle of Tipton Green
  • June: Battle of Cropredy Bridge
  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury
  • November: Relief of Donnington


  • January: Repulsed from Abingdon?
  • February: Relief of Chester
  • April: Skirmish at Sherborne Field?
  • April: Relief of Beeston Castle
  • May: Siege of Hawkesley House?
  • May: Stormed at Evesham (det)
  • May: Storm of Leicester
  • June: Battle of Naseby
  • July: Skirmish at Alcester?
  • August: Storm of Huntingdon
  • September: Battle of Rowton Heath


  • January: Skirmish at Tutbury
  • March: Battle of Stow on the Wold



Notable Officers

Prince Maurice

Captain Richard Atkyns


See Also