Earl of Kingston’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelEarl of Kingston
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Royalist regiment of horse that served briefly as garrison of Gainsborough in Lincolnshire

Service History

1643

  • July: Besieged at Gainsborough

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Earl of Kingston

Robert Pierrepont, 1st Earl of Kingston upon Hull was appointed Royalist Lieutenant General of Lincoln, Rutland, Huntingdon, Cambridge and Norfolk, an area mainly under Parliamentary control. Captured at Gainsborough he was killed by Royalist cannon fire while being transported to Hull by boat.

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