Colonel Robert Hatton’s Regiment of Horse

Active1648
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsSecond Civil War?
TypeHorse
ColonelRobert Hatton
Area RaisedKent
Flag Colour
Flag DesignSee below
Field ArmiesNorwich 1648

Royalist regiment of horse from Kent

Service History

1648

  • May: Raised in Kent
  • May: Taking of Deal
  • May: Taking of Walmer
  • June: Battle of Maidstone?

Notes

May have missed the Battle of Maidstone due to being detached from Norwich's force.

Flags & Equipment

According to Blount: Col. Hatton represented the picture of Fortune with a Crown in her right hand, and 5 halters in the left, and 5 men (its like intended for the 5 members) addressing themselves unto her upon their knees, but she gives them the left hand, with this Motto, CUIQUAM MERITUM1).

Notable Officers

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

Robert Hatton

Strength

  • May 1648: One troop of 60 horse

See Also

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