Sir John Smyth’s Troop of Horse

Active1644
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainSir John Smyth
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHopton 1644

Royalist troop of horse serving with Hopton at Cheriton

Service History

1644

  • March: Battle of Cheriton

Notes

Smyth had previously commanded a troop of Lord Grandison’s Regiment of Horse, which he appears to have rebuilt by Cheriton. It then seems to have dissolved after Smyth’s death.

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir John Smyth

Sir John Smyth or Smith, previously captain of horse to Lord Grandison, he recaptured the King's banner at Edgehill. He was killed at the Battle of Cheriton.

Strength

A single troop

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