Colonel William Legge’s Regiment of Horse

Active1645-1646
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelWilliam Legge
Area Raised
Flag Colourunknown
Flag Designunknown
Field Armies

Colonel Legge’s horse were formed from a troop of Prince Rupert’s Regiment of Horse and served as part of the garrison of Oxford

Service History

1645

  • January: Battle of Chrisleton
  • May to June: Besieged at Oxford?
  • July: Skirmish at Aylesbury?
  • September: Storm of Thame

1646

  • May to June: Besieged in Oxford
  • June: Surrender at Oxford

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

William Legge

Will Legge was a close friend of Prince Rupert.

Strength

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