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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
  
-Cochrane’s regiment were raised in England in 1657 for service in Flanders. Shipped to Flanders, in 1658 they were drawn out to join Turenne’s army and served at the siege of Dunkirk and in the victory at the Battle of the Dunes. Subsequently the regiment were part of Morgan’s command at the sieges of Bergues and Ypres, spending the winter at Amiens. By June 1659 they were recalled to garrison Dunkirk, but soon departed for England where they were dispersed into garrisons. ​ The regiment were not being paid and citizens of Exeter complained vociferously of their disorders. In January 1660 the regiment marched via London to Gravesend, Cochrane was cashiered and in February ​they mutinied, the mutiny being suppressed by [[parliamentarian:​foot-regiments:​john-bright|Colonel John Bright’s Regiment of Foot]] and some troops of horse on Monck’s orders. The regiment were then disbanded and the soldiers shipped to Flanders again where they were reduced into regiments in garrison at Dunkirk. ​+Cochrane’s regiment were raised in England in 1657 for service in Flanders. Shipped to Flanders, in 1658 they were drawn out to join Turenne’s army and served at the siege of Dunkirk and in the victory at the Battle of the Dunes. Subsequently the regiment were part of Morgan’s command at the sieges of Bergues and Ypres, spending the winter at Amiens. By June 1659 they were recalled to garrison Dunkirk, but soon departed for England where they were dispersed into garrisons. ​ The regiment were not being paid and citizens of Exeter complained vociferously of their disorders. In January 1660 the regiment marched via London to Gravesend, Cochrane was cashiered and in February ​the regiment ​mutinied, the mutiny being suppressed by [[parliamentarian:​foot-regiments:​john-bright|Colonel John Bright’s Regiment of Foot]] and some troops of horse on Monck’s orders. The regiment were then disbanded and the soldiers shipped to Flanders again where they were reduced into regiments in garrison at Dunkirk. ​
  
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