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commonwealth:foot-regiments:charles-fairfax [03/07/2014 15:28]
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commonwealth:foot-regiments:charles-fairfax [05/03/2017 21:12] (current)
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 +  *In garrison at Leith and other places
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 ===== Coats, Flags and Equipment===== ===== Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
-Presumably they were issued with red coats. In 1649 Charles Fairfax ordered ten new colours in //the best taffety of the deepest blue that can be got//. The Colonel’s colour bore the motto //FIDELITER FAELICITER//​ within a well-wrought round and a handsome compartment. The Lt Col’s blue with a St George cross in a canton, the Major likewise with white streaks, and the Captains distinguished by white mullets. The Colonel'​s and first Captain'​s colours are illustrated above. ​+Presumably they were issued with red coats. In 1649 Charles Fairfax ordered ten new colours in //the best taffety of the deepest blue that can be got//. The Colonel’s colour bore the motto //FIDELITER FAELICITER//​ within a well-wrought round and a handsome compartment. The Lt Col’s blue with a St George cross in a canton, the Major likewise with white streaks, and the Captains distinguished by white mullets. The Colonel'​s and second ​Captain'​s colours are illustrated above. ​
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ==== Charles Fairfax==== ==== Charles Fairfax====
 [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Charles_Fairfax_(antiquary)|Charles Fairfax]] ​ (1597-1673) was brother of Ferdinando, Lord Fairfax, and uncle of Sir Thomas Fairfax. He is not to be confused with the Charles Fairfax killed in the First Civil War.  [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Charles_Fairfax_(antiquary)|Charles Fairfax]] ​ (1597-1673) was brother of Ferdinando, Lord Fairfax, and uncle of Sir Thomas Fairfax. He is not to be confused with the Charles Fairfax killed in the First Civil War. 
 +===1656===
 +Colonel Charles Fairfax'​s Regiment of Foot((Worcester College Oxford, Clarke Manuscripts))
 +  *Colonel'​s company at Leith, commanded by Captain Lieutenant Francis Hartley
 +  *Lt Colonel John Mason'​s company at Leith
 +  *Major Daniel Davison'​s company at Enstruther
 +  *Captain Thomas Sutton'​s company at Leith
 +  *Captain John Rogers'​ company at Burntisland
 +  *Captain Samuel Poole'​s company at Kirkcauldy
 +  *Captain John (?) Freeman'​s company at Cooper
 +  *Captain John Pym's company at St Andrews
 +  *Captain Reve Bailey'​s company at Inverlochy
 +  *Captain William Wilkinson'​s company at St Johnstons
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *10 Companies   *10 Companies