Colonel Richard Manning’s Regiment of Horse

Active1644 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelRichard Manning
Charles Finch
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHopton 1644
Goring 1645
Hopton 1646

later Colonel Charles Finch’s Regiment of Horse

Royalist regiment of horse serving at Cheriton and later in the West Country

Service History

1644

  • March: Battle of Cheriton, Manning killed
  • Finch takes command

1645

  • July: Battle of Ilminster
  • July: Battle of Langport

1646

  • February: Relief of Dunster Castle
  • February: Battle of Torrington
  • March: Surrender at Truro

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Col Richard Manning

From Hampshire, killed at Cheriton

Col Charles Finch

From Kent

Strength

  • March 1644: 3 or 4 troops at Cheriton

See Also