Colonel Henry Cromwell’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War?
TypeHorse
ColonelHenry Cromwell
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Obscure Royalist regiment of horse led by Oliver Cromwell's cousin

Service History

1643

  • May: Cromwell commissioned colonel

1644

1645

  • September: Battle of Rowton Heath, Cromwell captured.

Notes

Possibly at Lichfield October to December 1645, though perhaps this refers to Sir Richard Willys’ Regiment of Horse under the command of Col. James Cromwell.

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment's officers is shown in Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).

Henry Cromwell

Cousin of Oliver, he was captured at Rowton Heath.

Strength

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