Lord Goring’s Lifeguard of Horse

Active1644-1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelLord Goring
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGoring 1645

Royalist lifeguard of horse serving under Goring in the West Country

Service History

1644

  • September: Siege of Barnstaple?
  • October: Skirmish at Andover
  • October: Second Battle of Newbury
  • November: Relief of Donnington Castle

1645

  • January: Taking of Gosport and Farnham?
  • January: Storm of Christchurch?
  • January: Taking of Farnham?
  • February: Siege of Melcombe and Weymouth
  • March: Skirmish at Pitmaster
  • March: Skirmish at Dorchester
  • May: Skirmish at Radcot Bridge
  • May: Skirmish at Ilminster?
  • July: Battle of Langport
  • October: Skirmish at Axminster?

1646

  • February: Battle of Torrington
  • March: Surrender at Truro

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Lord Goring

Strength

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