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 On the 23rd of April 1645 Fairfax’s regiment were provided with funds to buy 10 new colours. ​ The colour of the flags was not noted, though blue or green have been proposed. There is a quote from a contemporary news-sheet //Sir Thomas Fairfaxes colours are blew// (Perfect Passages April 1645), but this could equally well refer to Fairfax’s regiment of horse or his favoured sash or ribbon colour for the army. Blue was also the colour associated with Tom Fairfax during the First Civil War, referred to by his uncle Charles. In May 1647 Levellers from the regiment called themselves //souldiers of the Greene regiment of foot//. This very probably refers to the colour of their flags. ​ On the 23rd of April 1645 Fairfax’s regiment were provided with funds to buy 10 new colours. ​ The colour of the flags was not noted, though blue or green have been proposed. There is a quote from a contemporary news-sheet //Sir Thomas Fairfaxes colours are blew// (Perfect Passages April 1645), but this could equally well refer to Fairfax’s regiment of horse or his favoured sash or ribbon colour for the army. Blue was also the colour associated with Tom Fairfax during the First Civil War, referred to by his uncle Charles. In May 1647 Levellers from the regiment called themselves //souldiers of the Greene regiment of foot//. This very probably refers to the colour of their flags. ​
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
-Lists of officers for April and May 1645, December 1646, May and August 1647 and May 1649 are shown in //​Reconstructing the New Model Army. Volume 1, Regimental Lists April 1645 to May 1649// by Malcolm Wanklyn, Helion & Co. 2015. ISBN 978-1-910777-10-7. ​ 
  
 ====Sir Thomas Fairfax==== ====Sir Thomas Fairfax====
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 ====Earl of Peterborough==== ====Earl of Peterborough====
 [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Henry_Mordaunt,​_2nd_Earl_of_Peterborough|Henry Mordaunt, 2nd Earl of Peterborough]] [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Henry_Mordaunt,​_2nd_Earl_of_Peterborough|Henry Mordaunt, 2nd Earl of Peterborough]]
-====Sergeant-Major White====+ 
 +====Officer Lists==== 
 +More detailed lists of officers for April and May 1645, December 1646, May and August 1647 and May 1649 are shown in //​Reconstructing the New Model Army. Volume 1, Regimental Lists April 1645 to May 1649// by Malcolm Wanklyn, Helion & Co. 2015. ISBN 978-1-910777-10-7.  
 +===May 1645=== 
 +From //Anglia Rediviva//​((Sprigge,​ Joshua, Anglia Rediviva, London 1647)) 
 +  *Sir Thomas Fairfax'​s Regiment of Foot, his own company commanded by Captain-Lieutenant Fortescue 
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel: Thomas Jackson 
 +  *Major: Cooke 
 +  *Captain: Samuel Gooday 
 +  *Captain: Vincent Boyce 
 +  *Captain: Foulke Muskett 
 +  *Captain: Manesty 
 +  *Captain: Thomas Highfield 
 +  *Captain: Francis ​White 
 +  *Captain: William Bland 
 + 
 +===December 1646=== 
 +From //Anglia Rediviva//​((Sprigge,​ Joshua, Anglia Rediviva, London 1647)) 
 +  *Sir Thomas Fairfax'​s Regiment of Foot, his own company commanded by Captain-Lieutenant Aidley 
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel: Thomas Jackson 
 +  *Major: Samuel Gooday 
 +  *Captain: William Bland 
 +  *Captain: Vincent Boyce 
 +  *Captain: Foulke Muskett 
 +  *Captain: Wolfe 
 +  *Captain: Thomas Highfield 
 +  *Captain: Francis White 
 +  *Captain: William Leigh
  
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====