Colonel James Hamilton’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelJames Hamilton
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHopton 1643-4
Oxford 1644
Goring 1645

Royalist Regiment of horse including many Scots. Served with Lord Hopton’s forces, then with the Oxford Army on the 1644 campaign

Service History

1643

  • July: Battle of Lansdown
  • July: Battle of Roundway Down?
  • July: Storm of Bristol

1644

  • March: Battle of Cheriton
  • June: Battle of Cropredy Bridge
  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel
  • September: Skirmish on Caradon Down
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury
  • November: Relief of Donnington Castle

1645

  • July: Battle of Langport

Notes

The regiment included many Scots. It should not be confused with Sir James Hamilton’s Regiment of Horse

Flags

Notable Officers

Colonel James Hamilton

Strength

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