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 |**Area Raised**||  |**Area Raised**||
 |**Flag Colour**|Red|  |**Flag Colour**|Red|
-| |Blue 1649| +| |Blue|
 |**Flag Design**|See below|  |**Flag Design**|See below|
 |**Field Armies**|NMA 1645-6| |**Field Armies**|NMA 1645-6|
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 According to Blount: //Col. Thomas Sheffield (second Son to the Earl of Mulgrave) bore this motto only without figure, NEC TIMIDUS, NEC TUMIDUS//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). ​ According to Blount: //Col. Thomas Sheffield (second Son to the Earl of Mulgrave) bore this motto only without figure, NEC TIMIDUS, NEC TUMIDUS//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). ​
  
-In 1649 Major William Rainsborough'​s cornet (Illustration 1) under Col. Harrison, was blue depicting the beheading of Charles I with the motto //salus populi: suprema lex// (let the good of the people be the supreme law)+Major William Rainsborough'​s cornet (Illustration 1) under Col. Harrison, was blue depicting the beheading of Charles I with the motto //salus populi: suprema lex// (let the good of the people be the supreme law).
  
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
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 [[http://​www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/​biog/​harrison.htm|Thomas Harrison]] [[http://​www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/​biog/​harrison.htm|Thomas Harrison]]
 ====William Rainsborough==== ====William Rainsborough====
-[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​William_Rainsborowe|William Rainsborough]] brother of the Leveller Thomas Rainsborough,​ he served as a captain under Sheffield then Major under Harrison. ​+[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​William_Rainsborowe|William Rainsborough]] brother of the Leveller Thomas Rainsborough,​ he served as a captain under Sheffield then Major under Harrison. As a Fifth Monarchist he was dismissed for his extreme views in 1649
 ====Colonel Stephen Winthrop==== ====Colonel Stephen Winthrop====
 [[http://​www.werelate.org/​wiki/​Person:​Stephen_Winthrop_(1)|Stephen Winthrop]] [[http://​www.werelate.org/​wiki/​Person:​Stephen_Winthrop_(1)|Stephen Winthrop]]