Sir George Middleton’s Regiment of Horse

ConflictsFirst Civil War
Colonel Sir George Middleton
Area RaisedNorth
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Field ArmiesNewcastle 1644

Royalist regiment of horse serving in Yorkshire

Service History


  • March: Battle of Hunslett
  • April: Battle of Selby?
  • July: Battle of Marston Moor
  • December to March 1645: Besieged at Pontefract?


  • February: Battle of Melton Mowbray?
  • March: Battle of Pontefract?
  • May: Storm of Leicester?
  • June: Battle of Naseby?



Notable Officers

Sir George Middleton

Sir George Middletons Regiment of Horse

Lieutenant Colonel Carus

Captain Thomas Carus (1) + Ment. I.O. Captain Thomas Kitson* Ment. I.O. Captain Layburne Ment. I.O. Captain Abraham Nelson I.O. Yorksh.

Lieutenant Charles Duckett I.O. Westmor. to Capt. Layburne Lieutenant Christopher Harris I.O. Lancash. to Lt. Col. Carus Lieutenant Thomas Layburne I.O. Westmor. to Capt. Kidson*

Cornet Christopher Danby I.O. Lancash. to Capt. Carnes^

Quartermaster Walter Charley I.O Lancash. to Capt. Tho. Carus

* Mentioned as Thomas Kitson at the burning of Lancaster

John Leyburne of Halton born circa 1600 married a Catherine Carus

(1) SP23.205.70 The humble peticion of Thomas Carus of Halton in the County of Lancaster Gent. That whereas your peticioner for being in armes against the Parliament for such his delinquency his estate is sequestred. Your peticioner therefore humbly prays your honours that he may be admitted to a favourable Composicion for such his delinquency for the freeinge his person and estate from sequestracion.

And he shall pray.

Thomas Carus

6. Aprill 1646 Rec'd and ref'd to the SubCommittee Jo: Leech


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