Sir Ferdinando Leigh’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir Ferdinando Leigh
Area RaisedYorkshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesNewcastle 1644

Royalist regiment of horse serving in the Marquis of Newcastle’s army in 1644, then in garrison at Pontefract

Service History

1643

  • Raised in Yorkshire

1644

  • July: Battle of Marston Moor
  • December to March 1645: Besieged at Pontefract

1645

  • March to July: Besieged at Pontefract

Notes

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Sir Ferdinando Leigh

Strength

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