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 +|**Flag Illustration 1**|{{:​parliamentarian:​tom_fairfax_h.jpg?​200|}}((Original artwork by Tony Barton, shown by kind permission of Tony Barton and Charles Kightly. Previously published in Military Modelling magazine))| 
 +|**Flag Illustration 2**|{{:​parliamentarian:​bedford.jpg?​200|}}((Original artwork by Tony Barton, shown by kind permission of Tony Barton and Charles Kightly. Previously published in Military Modelling magazine))|
 |**Active**|1645 to Present| |**Active**|1645 to Present|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
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 The troop was not equipped with cuirassier armour, in contrast to their equipment under the Earl of Essex. ​ The troop was not equipped with cuirassier armour, in contrast to their equipment under the Earl of Essex. ​
  
-According to Blount://​Sir Thos Fairfax (succeeding Capt General of the Parliament forces) and Gen. Cromwell, both bear plain colours for their own troups, without any devise//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). Presumably Fairfax'​s cornet was blue and Cromwell'​s likely white. ​+According to Blount://​Sir Thos Fairfax (succeeding Capt General of the Parliament forces) and Gen. Cromwell, both bear plain colours for their own troups, without any devise//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). Presumably Fairfax'​s cornet was blue and Cromwell'​s likely white. Illustration 1 shows Fairfax'​s cornet, blue with a foliated cloth pattern, his troop seems to have carried this in the Northern Association as well. Illustration 2 shows a possible pattern for Cromwell'​s cornet, the fringing is conjectural
  
 On the 15th of August 1659, 29 pounds, 2 shillings and sixpence was paid to John Rogers for the colours and banner of the life guard. ​ On the 15th of August 1659, 29 pounds, 2 shillings and sixpence was paid to John Rogers for the colours and banner of the life guard. ​
  
-===Sir Thomas Fairfax'​s Cornet=== +
-Sir Thomas Fairfax (succeeding Capt General of the Parliament forces)..... bear plain colours for their own troups, without and devise((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). ​+
 =====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. ​ 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. ​