Sir John Girlington’s Regiment of Horse

Active1642-
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir John Girlington
Area RaisedLancashire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Raised as part of the Earl of Derby’s forces in Lancashire, they later served with Newcastle’s Army and as part of the Northern Horse

Service History

1642

  • September: Siege of Manchester

1643

  • April: Battle of Whalley Abbey

1644

  • July: Battle of Marston Moor
  • November: Skirmish at Muskham Bridge

1645

  • February: Battle of Melton Mowbray
  • March: Battle of Pontefract

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir John Girlington

Of Thurland Castle, Lancashire

Strength

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