Colonel Isham Parkyn’s Regiment of Horse

Active1644
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelIsham Parkyn
Area RaisedNottinghamshire
Leicestershire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLoughborough 1644

Small Royalist regiment of horse possibly forming part of Lord Loughborough’s forces

Service History

1644

  • March: Battle of Newark?

1645

  • September to February 1646: Besieged at Ashby de la Zouch?

1646

  • February: Surrender at Ashby de la Zouch?

Notes

There is slender evidence supporting the existence of this regiment. In 1663 Captain Geoffery Treece (Trees) of Nottinghamshire claimed to have served in it. If it existed it was based at Ashby de la Zouch.

Flags

Notable Officers

Col Isham Parkyn

Commanded the garrison of 'the place' at Ashby de la Zouch

Strength

If it existed, probably only one troop

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