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 A history of the regiment is given in //The Regimental History of Cromwell'​s Army// by Sir Charles Firth and Godfrey Davies, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1940 A history of the regiment is given in //The Regimental History of Cromwell'​s Army// by Sir Charles Firth and Godfrey Davies, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1940
  
-Holdep’s regiment were raised in St Christopher (8-900), Nevis (about 300) and Montserrat (80 men) during Venables’ Western Design. They were not involved in the rout at San Domingo, having been landed near Fort St Jeronimo along with Colonel Buller’s Regiment. After taking Jamaica, the regiment was soon disbanded, with the soldiers either reinforcing other garrison units or converting to planters. Holdep was given command of Heane’s Regiment. ​+Holdep’s regiment were raised in St Christopher (8-900), Nevis (about 300) and Montserrat (80 men) during Venables’ Western Design. They were not involved in the rout at San Domingo, having been landed near Fort St Jeronimo along with [[commonwealth:​foot-regiments:​anthony-buller|Colonel ​Anthony ​Buller’s Regiment ​of Foot]]. After taking Jamaica, the regiment was soon disbanded, with the soldiers either reinforcing other garrison units or converting to planters. Holdep was given command of [[commonwealth:​foot-regiments:​james-heane|Colonel James Heane’s Regiment ​of Foot]]
  
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