Lord Wilmot’s Regiment of Horse

Active1642-1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelLord Wilmot
Aymes Pollard
Area Raised
Flag Colourunknown
Flag Designunknown
Field Armies

Later Colonel Aymes Pollard's Regiment of Horse

Lord Wilmot’s cavalry regiment of the Oxford Army serving throughout the First Civil War

Service History

1642

  • July: Siege of Hull?
  • August: Battle of Southam
  • September: Battle of Powick Bridge
  • October: Battle of Edgehill
  • November: Battle of Aylesbury
  • December: Storm of Marlborough
  • December: Quartered at Abingdon

1643

  • February: Storm of Cirencester
  • July: Battle of Roundway Down
  • July: Storm of Bristol
  • August to September: Siege of Gloucester
  • September: Skirmish at Deddington and Brackley?
  • September: Skirmish at Adderbury?
  • September: Skirmish at Oddington?
  • September: First Battle of Newbury
  • September: Skirmish at Aldermaston (Padworth)

1644

  • June: Battle of Tipton Green
  • June: Battle of Cropredy Bridge
  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel
  • August: Lord Wilmot replaced by Aymes Pollard
  • October: Relief of Banbury
  • November: Relief of Donnington

1645

  • February: Skirmish at Wilscombe
  • April: Skirmish at Islip
  • July: Skirmish at Ilminster
  • July: Battle of Langport

1646

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

Notable Officers

Lord Wilmot

Aymes Pollard

Aymes Pollard, younger brother of Sir Hugh Pollard.

Strength

  • Edgehill: 6 troops

See Also