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 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Francis Russell|  |**Colonel**|Francis Russell|
-|**Area Raised**|East Anglia|+|**Area Raised**|Suffolk| 
 +|**Coat colour**|Red|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
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 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//​Parliamentarian regiment of foot of the Eastern Association//​+//​Parliamentarian regiment of foot of the Eastern Association ​fighting at Marston Moor//
  
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 ====1643==== ====1643====
 +  *Raised in Suffolk
   *August to September: Siege of King’s Lynn   *August to September: Siege of King’s Lynn
   *October: Siege of Lincoln   *October: Siege of Lincoln
  
 ====1644==== ====1644====
-  *February to March: Siege of Newark?+  *February to March: Siege of Newark ​(not present at the battle)
   *May: Siege of Lincoln   *May: Siege of Lincoln
   *May to July: Siege of York   *May to July: Siege of York
-  *July: Battle of Marston Moor+  *2nd July: Battle of Marston Moor - //9 companies//
   *July: Siege of York   *July: Siege of York
   *August: Siege of Welbeck Abbey   *August: Siege of Welbeck Abbey
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 ====1645==== ====1645====
-  *April: Disbanded, men drafted into [[new-model-army:​foot-regiments:​thomas-rainsborough|Colonel Thomas Rainsborough’s Regiment of Foot]] of the New Model Army+  *April: Disbanded ​at Maidenhead, men drafted into [[new-model-army:​foot-regiments:​thomas-rainsborough|Colonel Thomas Rainsborough’s Regiment of Foot]] of the New Model Army
  
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-=====Flags=====+Another of the Eastern Association regiments comprised mainly of Independents.  
 +=====Coats, ​Flags & Equipment===== 
 +Red Coats((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 2, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8)). 
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 +A list of the regiment’s officers is shown in Laurence Spring’s //Regiments of the Eastern Association//​((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 2, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8))
 ====Colonel Francis Russell==== ====Colonel Francis Russell====
 +Governor of Yarmouth until February 1643, from June 1645 he was Governor of Ely. 
 +====Officer List====
 +  *Major Moyses Smith (08/06/44 - 29/07/44 previously served in [[parliamentarian:​foot-regiments:​lord-grey-of-wark|Lord Grey of Wark’s Regiment of Foot]]. Discrepacies in dates suggest that this is not the Captain Smith noted by Spring, although the promotion to Major probably refers to Moyses)((N.A. SP28/​252/​book3/​49))
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======