Lord Treasurer’s Regiment of Horse

Active1644 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelLord Treasurer
Area RaisedOxford?
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist regiment of horse in garrison at Oxford and drawn out occasionally to relieve other garrisons

Service History

1644

  • March: Skirmish at Adderbury
  • September: Relief of Basing House (Led by Lt Col William Webb)
  • October: Relief of Banbury

1645

  • Garrison of Oxford

1646

  • May to June: Besieged at Oxford
  • June: Surrender at Oxford

Notes

The regiment seems to have been viewed as an 'auxiliary' unit of the Oxford garrison.

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Lord Treasurer

Presumably Francis Cottington, 1st Baron Cottington, Lord High Treasurer to the Oxford Parliament from 1643 until surrender in 1646. Probably his colonelcy was nominal.

Strength

  • September 1644: 250 horse at relief of Basing

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