Colonel Arthur Redhead’s Regiment of Horse

Active1644
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelArthur Redhead
Area RaisedYorkshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Yorkshire regiment of Royalist horse in garrison at Tickhill Castle

Service History

1644

  • July: Surrender Tickhill Castle

Notes

Eighty foot, a troop of horse and one canon were surrendered at Tickhill Castle by Monckton to the Earl of Manchester in July 1644.

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Arthur Redhead

From Lincolnshire, Governor of Tickhill Castle

Officer List

From original research by Victor Judge, aka. BCW User 1642

  • Colonel Arthur Redhead (E.4.3)
  • Lieutenant Colonel (Philip ?) Monckton (E.4.3)
  • Sargeant Major Redhead (E.4.6)
  • Captain Henry Redhead (Ment. I.O.)
  • Lieutenant George Empson (I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Redhead)
  • Cornet Anthony Marshall (I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Redhead)

Contemporary References

Harl. Mss. 7001 f.98 Letter extract. To Lord Ferdinando Fairfax

My Lord, having performed all the things to this gent. Colonell Redhead according to the capitulation about Tickhill Castle,he is desirous to goe to his owne habitation

Earl of Manchester Doncaster 31.7.1644

Strength

Probably a single troop

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