Sir Charles Lucas’ Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1646?
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir Charles Lucas
Area Raised
Flag ColourUnknown
Flag DesignSee below
Field ArmiesOxford 1643
Newcastle 1644

Royalist regiment of horse serving in the Oxford Army, then Newcastle’s army, returning South again and serving in the West Country

Service History

1643

  • July: Skirmish at Padbury
  • September: First Battle of Newbury
  • ?: Hunsborough Hall

1644

  • January: Repulse from Nottingham?
  • March: Loss of Bradford
  • March: Battle of Boldon Hill
  • March: Skirmish at Chester le Street
  • March: Battle of Hylton
  • July: Battle of Marston Moor
  • August: Skirmish at Malpas
  • November: Skirmish at Dorchester

1645

  • April: Storm of Ledbury?
  • August: Skirmish at Stinchcombe and Dursley
  • August to September: Besieged at Bristol?
  • August to September: Besieged at Berkeley Castle?
  • September: Stormed at Berkeley Castle?
  • October: Battle of Sherburn in Elmet?
  • November to May 1646: Besieged at Newark?

1646

  • March: Battle of Stow on the Wold

Notes

Flags & Equipment

According to Blount: The Lord Lucas bore a Crown onely for figure, with DEI GRATIA inscribed1).

Notable Officers

Sir Charles Lucas

Strength

See Also

1) The Art of making Devises 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655