Colonel Thomas Pert’s Regiment of Horse

Active1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelThomas Pert
Area Raised
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Field ArmiesHopton 1646

Royalist regiment of horse serving with Hopton in the west in 1646

Service History

1646

  • February: Battle of Torrington
  • March: Skirmish at St Columb
  • March: Surrender at Truro

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Thomas Pert

Pert was commissioned Colonel in February 1643 suffering defeat at Tewkesbury, he was captured at Hereford by Waller and sent to Westminster where he was vouched for and discharged. By November 1643 Pert was recommended to Hopton and was in action again at Romsey by March 1644. In January 1645 he was serving with Gerard in West Wales then by early 1646 led a regiment of horse in the West Country, where he rose to the rank of Major General. Pert as Major General was captured at St. Michael Penkevil near Truro March 1646.

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