Sir William Vavasour’s Regiment of Horse

Active1643 to 1644
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir William Vavasour
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Royalist regiment of horse serving in Gloucestershire and the South Marches

Service History

1643

  • July: Vavasour commissioned Colonel to raise a regiment of 500 horse
  • August to September: Siege of Gloucester?
  • September: Taking of Tewkesbury?
  • October: Loss of Tewkesbury?

1644

1645

  • August to September: Besieged in Bristol?

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Sir William Vavasour

Vavasour previously served as Lt Col of the King's Lifeguard of foot.

Strength

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