Lord Charles Somerset’s Regiment of Horse

Active1644 to 1646
CountryWales
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelLord Charles Somerset
Area RaisedMonmouthshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist regiment of horse based at Raglan Castle

Service History

1644

  • November: Storm of Monmouth?

1645

1646

  • January: Storm of Caerleon?
  • January: Storm of Newport?
  • February: Battle of Cardiff Heath?

Notes

Lord Charles may have taken over the regiment raised by his brother, Lord John Somerset’s Regiment of Horse.

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Lord Charles Somerset

Strength

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