Sir John Digby’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643-1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir John Digby
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag DesignSee below
Field ArmiesOxford 1643
Goring 1645

Royalist regiment of horse serving with the Oxford Army then in the West

Service History

1643

  • December: Stormed at Grafton House

1644

1645

  • Battle of Langport

Notes

Not to be confused with Colonel John Digby’s Regiment of Horse which was raised in the West Country, or Lord Digby’s Regiment of Horse.

Flags

According to Blount: Sir John Digby by his Devise seem'd to with all his fellow Subjects to repair to His Majesty; for he figured a Circumference with severall lines all drawn to the Centre, and the motto, ILLUC OMNES1).

Notable Officers

Sir John Digby

Strength

See Also

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