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   *October: Taken onto the strength of the army   *October: Taken onto the strength of the army
 ====1648==== ====1648====
-  *April: Increased to 1000 men +  *April: Increased to 1000 men in 10 coy 
-  *May: Tichborne replaced by Needham, the regiment march out to join Fairfax+  *May: Tichborne replaced by Needham, ​7 companies of the regiment march out to join Fairfax, 3 remain at the Tower
   *June to August: Siege of Colchester (7 coy)   *June to August: Siege of Colchester (7 coy)
   *June: Needham killed in action at Colchester, replaced by Shambrook   *June: Needham killed in action at Colchester, replaced by Shambrook
   *July: Shambrook killed in action at Colchester replaced by Rainsborough   *July: Shambrook killed in action at Colchester replaced by Rainsborough
-  * March to Doncaster+  *March to Doncaster
   *October: Skirmish at Doncaster, Rainsborough killed   *October: Skirmish at Doncaster, Rainsborough killed
   *November: Return to the army at St Albans   *November: Return to the army at St Albans
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *August 1647: 600 men in 6 companies   *August 1647: 600 men in 6 companies
-  *April 1648: Increased to 1000 men+  *April 1648: Increased to 1000 men in 10 companies 
 +  *Summer 1648: 7 companies with around 400 men at Colchester, 3 remain at the Tower
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====
 The regiment are re-enacted by [[http://​www.blews-ltb.co.uk/​history/​tichbornHistory.asp|The Blew Regiment LTB]] of the Sealed Knot.  The regiment are re-enacted by [[http://​www.blews-ltb.co.uk/​history/​tichbornHistory.asp|The Blew Regiment LTB]] of the Sealed Knot.