Sir Henry Wilmot’s Troop of Horse

Active1639 to 1640
CountryEngland
AllegianceEnglish
ConflictsFirst Bishops’ War
Second Bishops' War
TypeHorse
CaptainSir Henry Wilmot
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCharles 1639
Charles 1640

Also known as the Commissary General’s Troop

English cavalry troop that was raised for the First Bishops’ War of 1639 and was defeated at Newburn Ford in 1640

Service History

1639

  • Raised
  • May: March to the camp at Birks
  • June: Retire from Kelso
  • June: Standoff between Birks and Duns Law

1640

  • August: Battle of Newburn Ford

Notes

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir Henry Wilmot

Strength

  • May 1639: 100 men 1)

See Also

1) Rushworth's 'Historical Collections: 1639, March-June', Historical Collections of Private Passages of State: Volume 3: 1639-40, pp. 885-946. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=74912 Date accessed: 24 June 2014