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commonwealth:horse-regiments:oliver-cromwell [13/11/2016 12:45]
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commonwealth:horse-regiments:oliver-cromwell [31/12/2016 17:06] (current)
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   *March: Oliver Cromwell commissioned to raise a regiment of horse for service in Ireland   *March: Oliver Cromwell commissioned to raise a regiment of horse for service in Ireland
   *August: Shipped to Ireland   *August: Shipped to Ireland
-  *September: ​Storm of Drogheda?+  *September: ​Siege of Drogheda
   *November: Battle of Glascarrick   *November: Battle of Glascarrick
 ====1650==== ====1650====
-  *Half the regiment goes to form Colonel Thomas Shelburne’s+  *Half the regiment goes to form [[commonwealth:​horse-regiments:​thomas-shelburne|Colonel Thomas Shelburne’s ​Regiment of Horse]]
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   *Serving in Ireland   *Serving in Ireland
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 ====Edmund Ludlow==== ====Edmund Ludlow====
 [[http://​www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/​biog/​ludlow.htm|Edmund Ludlow]] [[http://​www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/​biog/​ludlow.htm|Edmund Ludlow]]
 +====Thomas Shelburne====
 +From Buckinghamshire,​ he had fought in the First Civil War and commanded a troop in Aylesbury in 1648. He was Lt Col. of the regiment in 1649 then formed [[commonwealth:​horse-regiments:​thomas-shelburne|Colonel Thomas Shelburne’s Regiment of Horse]] in 1650 from half of Cromwell'​s regiment. ​
 ====Jerome Sankey==== ====Jerome Sankey====
 [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Jerome_Sankey|Jerome Sankey]] (d 1687) (or, variously Hierome Zanchey) originally from Shropshire was educated at Cambridge but excelled mainly in cudgelling and foot-ball-playing. He served in Sir William Brereton’s regiment of horse, leading the Colonel’s troop in 1645. Major of Cromwell’s horse at the start of the Irish campaign, he was promoted to Colonel of Horton’s regiment in the October. ​ [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Jerome_Sankey|Jerome Sankey]] (d 1687) (or, variously Hierome Zanchey) originally from Shropshire was educated at Cambridge but excelled mainly in cudgelling and foot-ball-playing. He served in Sir William Brereton’s regiment of horse, leading the Colonel’s troop in 1645. Major of Cromwell’s horse at the start of the Irish campaign, he was promoted to Colonel of Horton’s regiment in the October. ​