Lord Henry Cavendish’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelLord Henry Cavendish
Area RaisedYorkshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCavendish 1643
Glenham 1644
Newcastle 1644

Royalist Northern regiment of horse serving in Lincolnshire, Northumberland and with Newcastle’s Army

Service History

1643

  • May: Battle of Grantham
  • July: Storm of Burton on Trent?
  • July: Battle of Gainsborough
  • October: Battle of Winceby

1644

  • February: Skirmish at Ovingham
  • March: Battle of Bolden Hill
  • March: Battle of Hylton
  • July: Battle of Marston Moor
  • December to March 1645: Besieged at Pontefract?

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Lord Henry Cavendish

Lord Henry Cavendish was the younger son of the Marquis of Newcastle. Born in 1630, he was too young to command the regiment which was likely led by the Lieutenant Colonel.

Strength

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