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commonwealth:foot-regiments:john-humphrey [12/10/2013 14:27]
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-**Later ​Lt Colonel ​William Fleetwood’s,​ then Lt Colonel Edward Tyson’s Regiment of Foot**+**Later ​Captain ​William Fleetwood’s,​ then Lt Colonel Edward Tyson’s Regiment of Foot**
  
 //​Protectorate regiment of foot serving in the garrison of Jamaica // //​Protectorate regiment of foot serving in the garrison of Jamaica //
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====John Humphrey==== ====John Humphrey====
 +Humphrey had previously commanded a troop of [[new-model-army:​horse-regiments:​john-okey|Colonel John Okey’s Regiment of Dragoons]] in Scotland, reduced after Glencairn'​s rising. After his time in Jamaica he served in Flanders.
 ====William Fleetwood==== ====William Fleetwood====
 +William Fleetwood, a captain in the regiment, temporarily commanded in 1656 before returning to England.
 ====Edward Tyson==== ​ ====Edward Tyson==== ​
 +Edward Tyson was lieutenant to Humphrey in Okey's dragoons. Ill-advisedly caught up in a mutiny in 1660, the mutineers deserted their leaders and Tyson was captured and shot. 
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *1655: 700 old soldiers embark for Barbados   *1655: 700 old soldiers embark for Barbados