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James Ussher’s Regiment of Dragoons

Active1642-1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeDragoons
Foot
ColonelJames Ussher
Sir Henry Washington
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesOxford 1642-3
Rupert 1644

Later Sir Henry Washington’s Regiment of Dragoons, also known as Prince Maurice’s Regiment of Dragoons

Regiment of dragoons that fought as part of the Oxford Army, on York March, then converted to a foot regiment in the garrison of Worcester

Service History

1642

  • August: Repulse from Coventry
  • September: Battle of Powick Bridge
  • October: Battle of Edgehill
  • December: Storm of Marlborough
  • December: Quartered at Burford

1643

  • January: Skirmish at Burford?
  • February: Storm of Cirencester
  • April: Storm of Birmingham
  • April: Siege of Lichfield
  • April: Battle of Caversham Bridge
  • June: Skirmish at Chinnor
  • June: Battle of Chalgrove Field
  • June: Raid on West Wycombe
  • July: Storm of Bristol
  • August to September: Siege of Gloucester

1644

  • May: Storm of Stockport
  • July: Battle of Marston Moor?
  • September: Skirmish at Montgomery
  • September: Battle of Montgomery Castle

1645

  • April: Storm of Ledbury
  • December: Skirmish at Abberley?

1646

  • May to July: Besieged in Worcester

Notes

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

James Ussher

Sir Henry Washington

Prince Maurice

Prince Maurice seems to have been honorary Colonel

Strength

See Also

The regiment is re-enacted by Prince Maurice's Dragoones, a regiment of the Sealed Knot.