Colonel Richard Palmer’s Regiment of Horse

Active1645 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelRichard Palmer
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist regiment serving in Oxfordshire and notorious for plundering

Service History

1645

  • April: Skirmish at Islip

1646

  • May: Besieged at Radcot House?

Notes

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Richard Palmer

Of Gloucestershire, was Provost Marshal of the Oxford Army until disowned by the King for his regiment's excessive plundering1).

Strength

See Also

1) The Old Service: Royalist regimental colonels and the Civil War, 1642-6 P.R. Newman, Manchester University Press, 1993. ISBN 0-7190-3752-2