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new-model-army:horse-regiments:generals-regiment [21/01/2014 16:50]
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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://​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. [[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.
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 ====Trooper Edward Sexby==== ====Trooper Edward Sexby====
 [[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. [[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.
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 +====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))
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 +  *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
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 +===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