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 +======Colonel John Fox’s Regiment of Dragoons======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1643-1645|
 +|**Country**|England|
 +|**Allegiance**|Parliamentarian|
 +|**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Dragoons|
 +|**Colonel**|John Fox|
 +|**Area Raised**|Warwickshire|
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**|Garrison|
 +| |Denbigh 1644|
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//​Parliamentarian regiment of dragoons based at Edgbaston Hall and known for their prolific raiding//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1643====
 +  *October: Garrison of Edgbaston Hall
 +  *December: Siege of Aston Hall?
 +
 +====1644====
 +  *March: Fox commissioned Colonel
 +  *March: Skirmish at Stourbridge Heath
 +  *April: Taking of Hawkesley Hall?
 +
 +
 +=====Notes=====
 +Fox' dragoons likely had a similar history to his three troops of [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​col.-john-fox|Colonel John Fox’s Regiment of Horse]]. A journal article discusses Tinker Fox and his exploits [[https://​lra.le.ac.uk/​handle/​2381/​361|Hopper,​ Andrew (1999), "'​Tinker'​ Fox and the Politics of Garrison Warfare in the West Midlands, 1643-50",​ Midland History 26 (1): 98–113]]. =====Flags=====
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +====Colonel John ‘Tinker’ Fox====
 +[[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Tinker_Fox|John Fox]] was nicknemd '​Tinker'​ by Royalist propagandists. Rumoured to have been King Charles I’s executioner,​ this is not supported by any evidence. Another biography at [[http://​www.johnfox.org.uk/​doku.php/​history/​johnfox|Colonel John Fox’s Regiment website]]
 +=====Strength=====
 +  *Two troops in 1644
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====
 +Fox's garrison is now re-enacted by  [[http://​www.johnfox.org.uk/​doku.php/​welcome|Colonel John Fox’s Regiment]] ​ of the [[http://​ecws.org.uk/​cms/​membership|English Civil War Society]]. ​