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   *June: Battle of Maidstone   *June: Battle of Maidstone
   *June: Battle at Colchester   *June: Battle at Colchester
-  *June to August: Siege of Colchester+  *June to August: Siege of Colchester ​(4 troops led by Desborough)
  
 ====1649==== ====1649====
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   *April: Lord Fauconberg replaces Hesilrige as Colonel   *April: Lord Fauconberg replaces Hesilrige as Colonel
   *April: Robert Heslirige’s troop follows Lambert   *April: Robert Heslirige’s troop follows Lambert
-  *April: Lambert force surrenders ​at Daventry+  *April: ​Robert Heslirige’s troop surrenders with Lambert'​s ​force at Daventry
   *June: The Duke of York becomes nominal Colonel   *June: The Duke of York becomes nominal Colonel
  
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 ===== Flags and Equipment===== ===== Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
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 ====Sir Thomas Fairfax==== ====Sir Thomas Fairfax====
-[[http://www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/biog/fairfax.htm|Sir Thomas Fairfax]]+[[http://bcw-project.org/biography/sir-thomas-fairfax|Sir Thomas Fairfax]] ​commanded as lord-general from the formation of the New Model Army until his resignation in 1650 after he refused to lead a pre-emptive invasion of Scotland, which was still allied with England under the Solemn League and Covenant.
 ====Oliver Cromwell==== ====Oliver Cromwell====
-[[http://www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/biog/​oliver-cromwell.htm|Oliver Cromwell]]+[[http://bcw-project.org/biography/​oliver-cromwell|Oliver Cromwell]] ​led the army to victory at Dunbar and Worcester and remained commander-in-chief until his death in 1658.
 ====Richard Cromwell==== ====Richard Cromwell====
-[[http://www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/biog/​richard-cromwell.htm|Richard Cromwell]] was nominally Colonel after the death of his father. ​+[[http://bcw-project.org/biography/​richard-cromwell|Richard Cromwell]] was nominally Colonel after the death of his father. ​
 ====William Packer==== ====William Packer====
-[[http://www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/biog/packer.htm|William Packer]] was previously Major of the regiment. He was appointed deputy to Major General Fleetwood in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire and was notorious for his severity as a 'Major General'​. He was dismissed from command in 1658 then re-instated as Colonel in May 1659 before being replaced again by Hesilrige in the same October. ​+[[http://bcw-project.org/biography/william-packer|William Packer]] was previously Major of the regiment. He was appointed deputy to Major General Fleetwood in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire and was notorious for his severity as a 'Major General'​. He was dismissed from command in 1658 then re-instated as Colonel in May 1659 before being replaced again by Hesilrige in the same October. ​
 ====Sir Arthur Hesilrige==== ====Sir Arthur Hesilrige====
-[[http://www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/biog/haselrig.htm|Sir Arthur Hesilrige]]+[[http://bcw-project.org/biography/sir-arthur-hesilrige|Sir Arthur Hesilrige]] ​briefly commanded the regiment during the final revival of the Commonwealth before Monck initiated the Restoration.
 ====Lord Fauconberg==== ====Lord Fauconberg====
 [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Thomas_Belasyse,​_1st_Earl_Fauconberg|Thomas Belasyse, Lord Fauconberg]] was son-in-law of Oliver Cromwell but later in favour of the Restoration. ​ [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Thomas_Belasyse,​_1st_Earl_Fauconberg|Thomas Belasyse, Lord Fauconberg]] was son-in-law of Oliver Cromwell but later in favour of the Restoration. ​
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 [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​James_ii|Prince James]] [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​James_ii|Prince James]]
 ====Major John Desborough==== ====Major John Desborough====
-[[http://www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/biog/disbrowe.htm|John Desborough]]+[[http://bcw-project.org/biography/john-disbrowe|John Desborough]] ​Oliver Cromwell'​s brother-in-law who with Fleetwood was instrumental in bringing down the Protectorate.
 ====Trooper Edward Sexby==== ====Trooper Edward Sexby====
-[[http://www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/biog/sexby.htm|Edward Sexby]] (c1616-1658) was an agitator from the regiment who rose to be governor of Portland in 1649, Colonel of his newly-raised regiment in 1650, was cashiered in 1651, became a prominent Leveller and plotted to kill Oliver Cromwell, he died as a prisoner in the Tower of London in 1658.+[[http://bcw-project.org/biography/edward-sexby|Edward Sexby]] (c1616-1658) was an agitator from the regiment who rose to be governor of Portland in 1649, Colonel of his newly-raised regiment in 1650, was cashiered in 1651, became a prominent Leveller and plotted to kill Oliver Cromwell, he died as a prisoner in the Tower of London in 1658. 
 + 
 +====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 and December 1646=== 
 +From //Anglia Rediviva//​((Sprigge,​ Joshua, Anglia Rediviva, London 1647)) 
 + 
 +  *Colonel: Sir Thomas Fairfax, His Excellency'​s Troop commanded by Captain-Lieutenant John Gladman 
 +  *Major: John Disbrowe 
 +  *Captain: Adam Lawrence 
 +  *Captain: John Browne 
 +  *Captain: William Packer 
 +  *Captain: James Berry 
 + 
 +===1656=== 
 +The Lord Protector'​s Regiment of Horse((Worcester College Oxford, Clarke Manuscripts)) 
 +  *Colonel'​s troop at Paisley & Irwin 
 +  *Major William Packer'​s troop at St Johnstons, "6 and a corporal"​ at Sinclair Castle 
 +  *Captain John Gladman'​s troop at Stirling 
 +  *Captain William Malin'​s troop at Kilmarnock & Maibold 
 +  *Captain William Barrington'​s troop at St Andrews "of which twelve"​ at Ruthin Castle 
 +  *Captain Anthony Spinach'​s troop at Sterling Down & Cardross
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *1645: Established at six troops   *1645: Established at six troops