Colonel Edward Grey’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1645
1648
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
Second Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelEdward Grey
Area RaisedNorthumberland
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Flag Design
Field Armies

Royalist regiment of horse raised in Northumberland, serving with Glenham then in Yorkshire garrisons and later with the Northern Horse

Service History

1643

  • September: Loss of Berwick upon Tweed

1644

  • January: Loss of Morpeth
  • September: Skirmish at Ripon
  • November: Skirmish at Helmsley
  • December to March 1645: Besieged at Pontefract Castle

1645

  • February: Battle of Melton Mowbray?
  • March: Battle of Pontefract
  • March to July: Besieged at Pontefract Castle?
  • May: Storm of Leicester
  • June: Battle of Naseby
  • August: Storm of Huntingdon
  • September: Battle of Rowton Heath
  • October: Battle of Sherburn in Elmet
  • November to December: Besieged in Skipton Castle?

1648

  • Raised anew
  • July:Skirmish at Cartington

Notes

Some inconsistencies between serving with the Northern Horse and at Pontefract Castle, possibly a detachment was left at Pontefract?

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Notable Officers

Colonel Edward Grey

Strength

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