Sir Walter Vavasour’s Regiment of Horse

Active1644 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir Walter Vavasour
Francis Hungate
Area RaisedYorkshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesBelasyse 1644
Langdale 1644-5

Later Colonel Francis Hungate’s Regiment of Horse

Royalist regiment of horse serving in Northumberland in early 1644, later joining the Northern Horse

Service History

1643

  • Raised in Yorkshire

1644

  • February: Skirmish at Kilham
  • March: Battle of Hunslett
  • April: Battle of Selby
  • July: Battle of Marston Moor

1645

  • February: Battle of Melton Mowbray
  • March: Battle of Pontefract
  • May: Storm of Leicester
  • June: Battle of Naseby
  • August: Storm of Huntingdon
  • September: Battle of Rowton Heath?
  • October: Battle of Sherburn in Elmet?

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir Walter Vavasour

Second Baronet Vavasour of Hazelwood.

Colonel Francis Hungate

Colonel from 1644, killed at Sherburn in Elmet.

Strength

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