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 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
-|**Field Armies**| |+|**Field Armies**|Essex 1642| 
 +| |Garrison| 
 +| |Waller 1643?|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
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 ====1643==== ====1643====
-  *January: Garrison of Plymouth, leaving ​coy in Gloucester +  *January: Garrison of Plymouthcompanies under Lloyd and Lowe remain based at Gloucester ​until December 1643 
-  *April: Battle of Highnam? (det)+  *April: Battle of Highnam? (Lloyd & Lowe det)
   *23rd April: Battle of Beacon Hill   *23rd April: Battle of Beacon Hill
   *May: Battle of Stratton   *May: Battle of Stratton
-  *May: Siege of Worcester (det)+  *May: Siege of Worcester (Lloyd & Lowe det)
   *June to September: Besieged in Exeter   *June to September: Besieged in Exeter
-  *July: Battle of Lansdown (det) +  *July: Battle of Lansdown (Lloyd & Lowe det) 
-  *July: Siege of Devizes (det) +  *July: Siege of Devizes (Lloyd & Lowe det) 
-  *July: Battle of Roundway Down (det)+  *July: Battle of Roundway Down (Lloyd & Lowe det)
   *September: Return to London, disbanded and sent as drafts to the Earl of Stamford’s Regiment   *September: Return to London, disbanded and sent as drafts to the Earl of Stamford’s Regiment
  
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 +The detachment of 2 companies under Lloyd and Lowe is thought to have been drawn out of Gloucester garrison by Sir William Waller for his Lansdown campaign. ​
  
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
-A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in //The Fall of the West Vol. 6// by Stuart Peachey and Alan Turton (Stuart Press). ​+A list of the regiment'​s officers ​in the West Country ​is shown in //The Fall of the West Vol. 6// by Stuart Peachey and Alan Turton (Stuart Press). ​
 ====Sir John Merrick==== ====Sir John Merrick====
-====Captain ​John Lloyd==== +[[http://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​John_Merrick_(MP)|Sir ​John Merrick]]
-====Captain Lowe====+
  
 +====Officer Lists====
 +===September 1642===
 +  *Colonel Sir John Merrick((A List of the Army Under the Command of Robert Earle of Essex British Library E 117 (30) ))
 +  *Lt Colonel Vincent Kilmady
 +  *Major William Herbert
 +  *Captain Tyer
 +  *Captain Lower
 +  *Captain Francis Merrick
 +  *Captain Thomas Laugherne
 +  *Captain John Lloyd
 +  *Captain John Edwards
 +  *Captain John Baily
 +    *Provost Marshall: John Treme
 +    *Chaplain: Tucker
 +    *Surgeon: John Woodward
 +    *QuarterMaster Henry Bishop((N.A. SP28/​1A/​120))
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *July 1642: 1200 ordered to be raised   *July 1642: 1200 ordered to be raised
 +  *October 1642: 1113 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 =====