Colonel William Carlis’ Regiment of Horse

Active1651
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelWilliam Carlis
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCharles II 1651

Royalist regiment of horse fighting at the Battle of Worcester

Service History

1651

  • September: Battle of Worcester

Notes

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment's officers is shown in Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).

William Carlis

William Carlis variously Careless or Carlos, served as a captain in Colonel Thomas Leveson’s Regiment of Horse in the First Civil War. He led a regiment of horse to the Battle of Worcester in 1651 and aided Charles Stuart's escape. By 1656 he was a captain in The King’s Own Regiment of Guards in Flanders.

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