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parliamentarian:foot-regiments:col.-francis-crocker [08/04/2012 17:46] external edit
parliamentarian:foot-regiments:col.-francis-crocker [28/01/2017 21:05] (current)
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-|**Active**|1642 to 1643|+|**Active**|1642 to 1646|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
 |**Allegiance**|Parliamentarian| |**Allegiance**|Parliamentarian|
 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
-|**Colonel**|Francis Crocker|+|**Colonel**|Francis? Crocker| 
 +| |John? ​Crocker|
 |**Area Raised**|Devon| |**Area Raised**|Devon|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 +Peachey & Turton ((//War in the West: The Fall of the West vol 3 pp 361-2// Stuart Peachey & Alan Turton (1993) Stuart Press. ISBN 1858040353)) give this colonel as probably Francis. However the Journals of both the House of Commons and the Lords. ((//​Journals of the House of Commons, Volume 4, p.137// and //Journals of the House of Lords, Volume 7, p.364//)) and several later pay claims (see below) suggest it was John. 
 +There are a number of possibilities here:
 +  *Two separate regiments one commanded by Francis & one by John - (However the histories and possible officers of the two overlap.)
 +  *A single regiment commanded by first Francis and then John - (However there is no evidence for a second Cocker amongst the regiments officers)
 +  *Francis, for whom no rank is given in the sources cited by Peachey & Turton, was not the regiments commander.
 +  *Francis commanded the Plymouth Trained Band, but when a volunteer regiment was formed it was under John.
 ===== Flags===== ===== Flags=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
-====Colonel Francis Crocker====+====Colonel Francis?/​John? ​Crocker==== 
 +====Officer List==== 
 +  *Lt Col Phillip Crocker (Capt 07/01/43. Major 11/03/44. Lt Col 18/06/44 - 15/​06/​46)((N.A. SP28/​252)) 
 +  *Major Phillip Sture (04/11/42 - 12/08/43) 
 +  *Major Richard Foxworthy (Major 24/07/44 - 15/​06/​46)((N.A. SP28/​252)) 
 +  *Captain Pollexfen (Phillip Crocker was his Lt. from 24/10/42 - 07/01/43) (N.A. SP28/​266/​Part2/​116) 
 +For other officers see Peachey & Turton. ((//War in the West: The Fall of the West vol 3 pp 361-2// Stuart Peachey & Alan Turton (1993) Stuart Press. ISBN 1858040353))  ​
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====