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parliamentarian:foot-regiments:john-hampden [03/03/2018 12:34]
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parliamentarian:foot-regiments:john-hampden [10/01/2019 00:46] (current)
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 ====1643==== ====1643====
   *April: Siege of Reading   *April: Siege of Reading
-  *18th June: Battle of Chalgrove Field+  *18th June: Battle of Chalgrove Field, //Hampden mortally wounded//
   *July: Command passes to Thomas Tyrell   *July: Command passes to Thomas Tyrell
   *20th September: First Battle of Newbury   *20th September: First Battle of Newbury
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
-Under Hampden the regiment wore green coats with yellow linings, they seem to have kept this coat colour in the 1643 reissue. A pay warrent of 7th Dec 1643 refers to "​Colonell Thomas Terill Colonell of ye green Regimt late of Colonell Hampden"​ (N.A. SP28/​11/​261).+Under Hampden the regiment wore green coats with yellow linings, they seem to have kept this coat colour in the 1643 reissue. A pay warrent of 7th Dec 1643 refers to "​Colonell Thomas Terill Colonell of ye green Regimt late of Colonell Hampden"​ (N.A. SP28/​11/​261), although this might refer to the colour of their flags.
  
 Although many publications suggest that they carried a green flag with a motto //VESTIGIA NULLA RETRORSUM// this appears to instead have been a cornet from Hampden'​s troop of horse and Hampden'​s foot colours remain unknown, unless the reference to 'ye green Regimt'​ refer to flag colour which appears possible. However a damaged bill addressed to John Hampden, includes the item  "It for ten collers of r[ //torn// ]"​(SP28/​328/​507). In November 1644, with the re-equipping of Essex'​s foot, they were issued either green colours (with differences of yellow billets, yellow half moons or white diamonds), or crimson colours (with differences of yellow mullets or white balls) ((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846)). ​ Although many publications suggest that they carried a green flag with a motto //VESTIGIA NULLA RETRORSUM// this appears to instead have been a cornet from Hampden'​s troop of horse and Hampden'​s foot colours remain unknown, unless the reference to 'ye green Regimt'​ refer to flag colour which appears possible. However a damaged bill addressed to John Hampden, includes the item  "It for ten collers of r[ //torn// ]"​(SP28/​328/​507). In November 1644, with the re-equipping of Essex'​s foot, they were issued either green colours (with differences of yellow billets, yellow half moons or white diamonds), or crimson colours (with differences of yellow mullets or white balls) ((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846)). ​