Colonel Robert Phelips’ Regiment of Horse

ConflictsFirst Civil War
ColonelRobert Phelips
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGoring 1645

Royalist horse serving in the West Country in 1645

Service History


  • July: Loss of Ilchester
  • July: Battle of Langport


  • January: Skirmish at Pidlington


Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Robert Phelips

Officer Lists

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642

  • Colonel Robert Phelips
  • Sargeant Major Foil (1)
  • Captain Lambert Ment. I.O. *
  • Captain Rosse Ment. I.O.
  • Captain Rowes Ment. I.O.
  • Lieutenant James Rush I.O. Somerset to Capt. Rowes
  • Cornet Edward Burgh I.O. Somerset
  • Cornet Richard Willoughby I.O. Somerset
  • Quartermaster Thomas Haine I.O. Somerset to Capt. Rosse
  • Quartermaster Henry Spyer I.O. Wilts to Capt. Lambert *
  • Quartermaster (Reg.) Jonathan Cecil I.O. Somerset

* Simply listed under Col. Phelips and may be Col. Edward Phelips'. However, as Col. Robert Phelips had officers from Wiltshire in his Foot Regiment I have placed under Robert rather than Edward Phelips' Regiment of Horse..

Contemporary References

From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642

(1) Skirmish at Pidlington

E.316.26 Mercurius Academicus

Colonel Philips and his Major Foil beat up troops at Pidlington January 1645/6.


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