Colonel Robert Hatton’s Regiment of Horse

ConflictsSecond Civil War?
ColonelRobert Hatton
Area RaisedKent
Flag Colour
Flag DesignSee below
Field ArmiesNorwich 1648

Royalist regiment of horse from Kent

Service History


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


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


  • May 1648: One troop of 60 horse

See Also

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