Sir William Smith’s Regiment of Horse

Active1644 to 1645
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir William Smith
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Royalist regiment of horse in garrison at Hillesden House

Service History

1643

  • Raised late in the year to garrison Hillesden

1644

  • Garrison of Hillesden House
  • February: Defence of Hillesden House

1645

  • March: Stormed at Hillesden House, Smith captured and his unit dispersed

Notes

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Sir William Smith

Of Buckingham, he was son-in-law of Sir Alexander Denton of Hillesden1).

Strength

See Also

1) The Old Service: Royalist regimental colonels and the Civil War, 1642-6 P.R. Newman, Manchester University Press, 1993. ISBN 0-7190-3752-2