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-//​Parliamentarian regiment of foot in Staffordshire ​and serving in Cheshire under Brereton and the Midlands in Denbigh’s force//+//​Parliamentarian regiment of foot from Staffordshireserving in Cheshire under Brereton and the Midlands in Denbigh’s force//
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
 ====1643==== ====1643====
 +  *May: Quartered at Newcastle and Leeke
   *May 15th: Capture of Stafford.   *May 15th: Capture of Stafford.
   *July: Taking of Tong Castle?   *July: Taking of Tong Castle?
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Colonel Simon Rugeley==== ====Colonel Simon Rugeley====
-Also given as Rudgley ​and Ridgley. Of Hawkesyard in Staffordshire+Also given as RudgleyRidgley ​or Ridgeway. Of Hawkesyard in Staffordshire 
 ===Officer List=== ===Officer List===
   *Colonel Simon Rugeley (01/02/43 - 01/10/46)   *Colonel Simon Rugeley (01/02/43 - 01/10/46)
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   *Capt [] Mason   *Capt [] Mason
     ​     ​
 +====Contemporary References====
 +===Stafford taken===
 +Vppon Mondaye the  15 May 1643 Colonell Brereton wth his Trowpers of horse & Dragooners did prvatlie gather together about Audley in Staffordshire,​ & Joyninge wth Colonell Ridgeway, (whose Companyes then laye att Newcastle & Leeke) on Tuesday morninge by three a Clocke almost peaceablie entred Stafford Towne, throwe [through] the pollicey & manhood [i.e. manfulness] of Maior Broomehall & a fewe others (The people in the Towne beinge quyett in theire Bedds), and possessed theim selves thereof, wthout losse of any man; They tooke above ffoure hundred Prysoners, & many gent. of worthe, viz: Captyn Sneyde, Captyn Bydolph, Captyn Leighe of Adlington, Captyn Bagott, Captyn Collyer, Captyn Hunt, Captyn Tresswall, & many other Comanders & gents. & Colonell Lane was Slayne, beinge on the Kinges ptie. Beside many Townesmen wch weire alsoe taken prisoners.
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====