Colonel Edward Ceeley’s Regiment of Horse

Active1644 to 1645
ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelEdward Ceeley
Area RaisedDorset
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Parliamentarian regiment of horse in South-West

Service History


  • October to December: Besieged at Taunton?


  • April to July: Besieged at Taunton?
  • Fight at Hill Bishop (Bishop Hull)
  • July 10th: Battle of Langport?
  • July 13th - 23rd: Siege and capture of Bridgwater


Hill Bishop now Bishop's Hull acted as Goring's HQ during his siege of Taunton a fight there would suggest a sally from within the garrison, and hence that Ceeley's horse were inside the town.


Notable Officers

Colonel Edward Ceeley

Officer List

Contemporary References

Thomas Ceeley's certificate of service for John Awbrey “These are to certify all whom it may concern that John Awbrey gent. hath (as Captaine of a Troope of horse in the Regiment whereof I was Colonell) served the State in the seidges of Taunton, the fights of Hill Bishopps and Lamport and the taking of the Towne of Bridgwater” (N.A. SP28/266/Part3/48)


See Also

1) N.A. SP28/266/Part3/48