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-**Also known as the Lord General’s Regiment of foot**+**Also known as the Lord General’s Regiment of foot and Old Robin'​s ​foot**
  
 //​Parliamentarian Regiment of Foot raised by the Earl of Essex that served on his campaigns throughout the First Civil War// //​Parliamentarian Regiment of Foot raised by the Earl of Essex that served on his campaigns throughout the First Civil War//
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   *Captain Ambrose Tyndall (Firelocks)   *Captain Ambrose Tyndall (Firelocks)
   *Captain Nicholas Devereux (Firelocks)   *Captain Nicholas Devereux (Firelocks)
-(The 3 Firelock Companies were detached on the 18th October 1642 to become part of Colonel ​Middleton'​s ​Dragoon ​Regiment. Turner'​s Company were again mustered as part of the Regt on 21st November 1642. Tyndell ​returned to the regiment on the 22nd December taking over Captain John Skrimpshire'​s Company) ​+(The 3 Firelock Companies were detached on the 18th October 1642 to become part of [[parliamentarian:​dragoon-regiments:​col.-middleton|Col. John Middleton'​s Regiment ​of Dragoons]]. Turner'​s Company were again mustered as part of the Regt on 21st November 1642. Tyndall ​returned to the regiment on the 22nd December taking over Captain John Skrimpshire'​s Company) ​
  
   *Captain John Smith (Joined Regt in November 1642. Last known paydate June 1643 dead by December)   *Captain John Smith (Joined Regt in November 1642. Last known paydate June 1643 dead by December)
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   *Captain John Huson (Joined Regt in November 1642. Called Henry in one document) ​   *Captain John Huson (Joined Regt in November 1642. Called Henry in one document) ​
   *Captain Ambrose Tyndall (Left regiment 16/04/44 to become Lieutenant Colonel to Colonel Rowland Laugharne)   *Captain Ambrose Tyndall (Left regiment 16/04/44 to become Lieutenant Colonel to Colonel Rowland Laugharne)
-  *Captain Francis Hudson+  *Captain Francis Hudson ​(Joined Regt 21/​06/​43)((SP28/​36/​38))
   *Captain Mathew Scaltrick (Joined Regt in November 1642)   *Captain Mathew Scaltrick (Joined Regt in November 1642)
-  *Captain Isack Turvey ​+  *Captain Isack Turvey ​(Took over Ward's company of which he had been Lieutenant 18/05/43)
   *Captain John Lloyd (Captain by 30/05/43 possibly having taken over Robert Turner'​s Company (based on shared Lt). Lloyd had been Ensign of Essex'​s own Company in 1642)   *Captain John Lloyd (Captain by 30/05/43 possibly having taken over Robert Turner'​s Company (based on shared Lt). Lloyd had been Ensign of Essex'​s own Company in 1642)
   *Captain Henry Gawler (Joined Regt in November 1642, although another document claims his commission dated to 04/02/43)   *Captain Henry Gawler (Joined Regt in November 1642, although another document claims his commission dated to 04/02/43)
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   *Captain Henry Gawler (Killed at Second battle of Newbury)   *Captain Henry Gawler (Killed at Second battle of Newbury)
   *Captain Anthony Sanderson   *Captain Anthony Sanderson
-  *Captain Francis Hudson (died in service 19/09/44)+  *Captain Francis Hudson (died in service 19/09/44)((SP28/​36/​38))
   *Captain Isack Turvey   *Captain Isack Turvey
   *Captain John Horsey   *Captain John Horsey
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   *Captain ffoulke Muskett (NMA Fairfax'​s Regt)   *Captain ffoulke Muskett (NMA Fairfax'​s Regt)
   *Captain John Horsey (NMA Rainsborough'​s Regt)   *Captain John Horsey (NMA Rainsborough'​s Regt)
-  *Captaine Andrew Ward (Had been Ensign to Captain ​Andrew ​Ward in 1642. Commissioned Captain ​c.05/11/44) (NMA Ingoldsby'​s Regt) +  *Captaine Andrew Ward (Had been Ensign to Captain ​Thomas ​Ward in 1642. Commissioned Captain ​10/10/44) (NMA Ingoldsby'​s Regt) 
-  *Captain Warwick Bampfield (Intended as a Capt  Ingoldsby'​s Regt but objected to by the Lords for unkowm ​reasons and did not serve)+  *Captain Warwick Bampfield (Intended as a Capt  Ingoldsby'​s Regt but objected to by the Lords for unkown ​reasons and did not serve)
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *March 1644: 12 companies, intended to be 1500 men
 +  *October 1642: 934 rank and file(([[http://​journals.sagepub.com/​doi/​pdf/​10.1177/​0968344510365223|Aaron Graham. The Earl of Essex and Parliament’s Army at the Battle of Edgehill: A Reassessment. War in History 17(3) 276–293, 2010]]))
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 +  *[[parliamentarian:​dragoon-regiments:​col.-middleton|Col. John Middleton'​s Regiment of Dragoons]]
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====
 The Earl or Essex'​s Foot are re-enacted by the [[http://​www.earlofessex.org.uk/​|Earl of Essex Regiment]] of the English Civil War Society, the [[http://​myweb.tiscali.co.uk/​sparkles69/​lordgeneral/​|Lord General'​s]] Regiment of the Sealed Knot and by the Earl of Essex'​s Regiment of Foot of the [[http://​www.ecwsa.org/​|English Civil War Society of America]]. ​ The Earl or Essex'​s Foot are re-enacted by the [[http://​www.earlofessex.org.uk/​|Earl of Essex Regiment]] of the English Civil War Society, the [[http://​myweb.tiscali.co.uk/​sparkles69/​lordgeneral/​|Lord General'​s]] Regiment of the Sealed Knot and by the Earl of Essex'​s Regiment of Foot of the [[http://​www.ecwsa.org/​|English Civil War Society of America]]. ​