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Colonel Thomas Monck’s Regiment of Horse

ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelThomas Monck
Area RaisedWest Country
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Field Armies

Royalist West Country regiment of horse

Service History


Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment's officers is shown in Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).

Colonel Thomas Monck

Captain John Tattershall

Lieutenant Thomas Monck to Col. Thomas Monck (1) Lieutenant Hugh Stukely

Cornet John Tattershall

(1) Parish Register MFC 46/28 July 1644 Thomas Moncke,gent,Lieutenat to Colonel Thomas Moncke of Potheridge Esq. being slaine in South Street by the IXth day about 1 o'clocke at night by somme of his owne company by reason of some MISPRISON (MISPRONUNCIATION?) of the word given being the IXth day at 1 aforesaid was buried the XVth day.

He obviously gave the wrong watchword when met by the Guard who shot him as a Parliament soldier.

Thomas Monck

Of Potheridge, Devon. Brother of the rather more famous George Monck


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