Sir Gervase Eyre’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir Gervase Eyre
Antony Eyre
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag DesignSee below
Field ArmiesRupert 1644
Oxford 1645

Later Colonel Anthony Eyre’s Regiment of Horse

Royalist regiment of horse serving in the garrison of Newark

Service History

1643

  • February: Besieged in Newark
  • May: Battle of Grantham?
  • October: Battle of Winceby

1644

  • February to March: Besieged in Newark
  • March: Battle of Newark
  • July: Battle of Marston Moor
  • ?: Skirmish at Tuxford
  • ?: Skirmish at Beckingham Bridge

1645

  • May: Storm of Leicester
  • June: Battle of Naseby
  • November to May 1646: Besieged in Newark?

Notes

Flags

According to Blount: L. Col. Ralph Pudsey, soon after the Queens landing in the North, used this only motto, without figure, DUX FACTI MULIER1).

Notable Officers

Sir Gervase Eyre

Died May 1644

Colonel Anthony Eyre

Lt Col Ralph Pudsey

Raised his own regiment in 1648, Colonel Ralph Pudsey’s Regiment of Horse

Strength

See Also

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