Colonel Ralph Pudsey’s Regiment of Horse

ConflictsSecond Civil War
ColonelRalph Pudsey
Area RaisedNorth
Flag Colour
Flag DesignSee below
Field ArmiesLangdale 1648?

Royalist horse probably fighting at Preston in the Second Civil War of 1648

Service History


  • 17th August: Battle of Preston?


Lt Col Wytham killed at Preston.

Flags & Equipment

In the First Civil War, according to Blount: L. Col. Ralph Pudsey, soon after the Queens landing in the North, used this only motto, without figure, DUX FACTI MULIER1). Whether he used the same design in 1648 is unknown.

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment's officers is shown in Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).

Ralph Pudsey

Served as Lieutenant Colonel of Colonel Anthony Eyre’s Regiment of Horse in the First Civil War. He was killed at Drogheda in 1649.


See Also

1) The Art of making Devises 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655