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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 =====Coats and Flags===== =====Coats and Flags=====
-The regiment were issued blue coats in August 1642 ((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846))and appear to have remained in blue under Massey at Gloucester. ​+The regiment were issued blue coats in August 1642((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846)) and appear to have remained in blue under Massey at Gloucester. ​
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 A list of officers while at Gloucester is shown in Laurence Spring'​s //​Waller'​s Army, The Regiments of Sir William Waller'​s Southern Association//​ The Pike and Shot Association 2007 ISBN 978-1-902768-34-2 A list of officers while at Gloucester is shown in Laurence Spring'​s //​Waller'​s Army, The Regiments of Sir William Waller'​s Southern Association//​ The Pike and Shot Association 2007 ISBN 978-1-902768-34-2
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 [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​edward-massie|Sir Edward Massey]], originally Lieutenant-Colonel,​ he led the regiment at Gloucester and was eventually promoted to Colonel. ​ [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​edward-massie|Sir Edward Massey]], originally Lieutenant-Colonel,​ he led the regiment at Gloucester and was eventually promoted to Colonel. ​
 ====Charles Blunt==== ====Charles Blunt====
 +Blunt, or Blount, followed Massey as colonel, then in October 1646 was commissioned to raise a regiment of foot in Gloucester for service in Ireland, [[protestant:​foot-regiments:​col.-charles-blount|Col. Charles Blount'​s Regiment of Foot]]. ​
 ====Officer List==== ====Officer List====
 ===September 1642=== ===September 1642===
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   *Quartermaster:​ Ferdinando Grey   *Quartermaster:​ Ferdinando Grey
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *October 1642: 770 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======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====
 The Earl of Stamford'​s Regiment are re-enacted by [[http://​earlofstamfords.co.uk/?​page_id=116|The Earl of Stamford'​s Regiment of Foote]] of the Sealed Knot and by [[http://​www.luckhardt.com/​ecwsa.html|The Earl of Stamford'​s Regiment of Foote]] of the English Civil War Society of America. ​ The Earl of Stamford'​s Regiment are re-enacted by [[http://​earlofstamfords.co.uk/?​page_id=116|The Earl of Stamford'​s Regiment of Foote]] of the Sealed Knot and by [[http://​www.luckhardt.com/​ecwsa.html|The Earl of Stamford'​s Regiment of Foote]] of the English Civil War Society of America. ​