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 There is a brief history of the regiment at [[http://​www.wardlawsdragoones.co.uk/​regiment.htm|Col. James Wardlawe hys Dragoones]] There is a brief history of the regiment at [[http://​www.wardlawsdragoones.co.uk/​regiment.htm|Col. James Wardlawe hys Dragoones]]
  
-Reputedly they fought badly at Edgehill, fled the battlefield and sacked their own baggage train; however more recent research does not have them at Edgehill battlefield,​ instead ​being tasked to guard the main baggage train some miles distant (their muster records show no losses for Edgehill, which would further support this research). ​ The same muster records would suggest that they fought at Brentford, as their numbers significantly reduced after the battle.+Reputedly they fought badly at Edgehill, fled the battlefield and sacked their own baggage train; however more recent research does not have them at Edgehill battlefield,​ instead ​they fit the description of the Regiment of Dragoons ​tasked to guard the main baggage train some miles distant (their muster records show no losses for Edgehill, which would further support this research). ​ The same muster records would suggest that they fought at Brentford, as their numbers significantly reduced after the battle. ​(([[http://​www.wardlawsdragoones.co.uk/​regiment.htm|Col. James Wardlawe hys Dragoones]]))
  
 By 1644 the remaining troop was attached to the [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​earl-of-essex|Earl of Essex’s Regiment of Horse]] By 1644 the remaining troop was attached to the [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​earl-of-essex|Earl of Essex’s Regiment of Horse]]