Lord Willoughby of Parham’s Regiment of Dragoons

Active1643 to 1644
ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelLord Willoughby of Parham
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMeldrum 1644?

Parliamentarian Regiment of Dragoons serving in Lincolnshire in the First Civil War

Service History


  • April: Battle of Ancaster Heath?
  • July: Storm of Gainsborough?
  • July: Battle of Gainsborough?
  • July to August: Besieged at Gainsborough?
  • October to November: Siege of Bolingbroke Castle?
  • October: Battle of Winceby?
  • November: Taking of Mablethorpe Hall?
  • December: Storm of Gainsborough?


  • February to March: Siege of Newark?
  • March: Battle of Newark?


Likely served alongside Lord Willoughby of Parham’s Regiment of Horse. One of the officers later served in the Earl of Manchester’s Regiment of Dragoons so perhaps the regiment was reduced into Manchester's after Newark.


Notable Officers

A list of the regiment’s officers is shown in Laurence Spring’s Regiments of the Eastern Association1)

Lord Willoughby of Parham

Francis, Lord Willoughby of Parham was blamed for the Parliamentary defeat at Newark.

Officer List

In addition to the officer given by Spring


See Also

1) The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 2, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8
2) N.A. SP28/267/pt4/70