Sir James Hamilton’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir James Hamilton
Sir William Russell
Area RaisedWorcestershire?
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHopton 1643

Later Sir William Russell’s Regiment of Horse

Royalist horse regiment based at Worcester

Service History

1643

  • February: Taking of Tewkesbury
  • May: Besieged at Worcester
  • June: Skirmish at Beckington and Leigh
  • August to September: Siege of Gloucester
  • September: Siege of Exeter?

1644

1645

1646

  • May to July: Besieged at Worcester

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir James Hamilton

Sir James Hamilton is not to be confused with Colonel James Hamilton, leader of an Oxford Army cavalry regiment

Sir William Russell

Strength

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