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Sir Henry Bard’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir Henry Bard
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesOxford 1643-5

Royalist Regiment of Horse serving with the Oxford Army

Service History

1643

  • July: Defence of Basing House?

1644

  • March: Battle of Cheriton

1645

  • May: Storm of Leicester
  • June: Battle of Naseby (led by Lt Col Walker)

Notes

Bard once threatened; you are to expect an unsanctified body of horse ………. they shall fire your homes without mercy, hang up your bodies wherever they shall find them, and scare your ghosts into their drabbling garrison.

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir Henry Bard

Strength

  • March 1644: Probably a single troop at Cheriton
  • May 1645: 100 men at Leicester1)

See Also

1) British Library Harleian Ms 911