Marquis of Winchester’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelMarquis of Winchester
Area Raised
Flag ColourUnknown
Flag DesignMotto
Field ArmiesGarrison

Royalist regiment of horse in garrison at Basing House

Service History

1643

  • November: Besieged at Basing House
  • November: Besieged at Basing House

1644

  • June: Skirmish at Odiham
  • June to November: Besieged at Basing House

1645

  • August to October: Besieged at Basing House
  • October: Stormed at Basing House

Notes

Flags & Equipment

The Marquis of Winchester's cornet bore a motto on a banner AIMEZ LOYAUTE, translated as love loyalty. Unfortunately the colour of the flag was not recorded1).

Notable Officers

Marquis of Winchester

Strength

See Also

1) The English Emblem Tradition, Vol 3 Emblematic flag devices of the English Civil Wars 1642-1660. Alan R. Young, Toronto 1995, ISBN 0-8020-5739-X