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Colonel William Clerke’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643-1644
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelWilliam Clerke
Area Raised
Flag ColourYellow
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHopton 1643-4
Oxford 1644

Royalist regiment of horse serving with Hopton, then with the Oxford Army

Service History

1643

  • December: Siege of Arundel
  • December: Battle of Alton
  • December to January 1644: Besieged at Arundel?

1644

  • March: Battle of Cheriton
  • April: Muster at Aldbourne Chase
  • June: Battle of Cropredy Bridge

Notes

Flags

Symonds noted the regiment carried three yellow cornets at the muster at Aldbourne Chase in April 1644.

Notable Officers

Colonel William Clerke

Strength

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