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 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Thomas Rainsborough| |**Colonel**|Thomas Rainsborough|
-| |James Grey|+| |Henry Grey|
 |**Area Raised**|Lincoln| |**Area Raised**|Lincoln|
 |**Coat Colour**|Red?​|  |**Coat Colour**|Red?​|
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 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-**Later Colonel ​James Grey’s Regiment of Foot**+**Later Colonel Grey’s Regiment of Foot**
  
 // Parliamentarian regiment of Foot of Manchester’s Eastern Association//​  // Parliamentarian regiment of Foot of Manchester’s Eastern Association//​
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   *May: Grey appointed Colonel ​   *May: Grey appointed Colonel ​
 ====1646==== ====1646====
 +  *May: Grey commissioner for surrender of Newark
   *June: Grey's Colonelcy ends   *June: Grey's Colonelcy ends
  
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 ====Colonel Grey==== ====Colonel Grey====
 According to Spring, this was James Grey, previously a captain in Col. Thomas Grey's Foot. However evidence uncovered by Ivor Carr suggests that Henry Grey, previously Lt Col of [[parliamentarian:​foot-regiments:​lord-grey-of-groby|Lord Grey of Groby'​s Regiment of Foot]] succeeded Rainsborough. ​ According to Spring, this was James Grey, previously a captain in Col. Thomas Grey's Foot. However evidence uncovered by Ivor Carr suggests that Henry Grey, previously Lt Col of [[parliamentarian:​foot-regiments:​lord-grey-of-groby|Lord Grey of Groby'​s Regiment of Foot]] succeeded Rainsborough. ​
 +====Colonel Henry Grey====
 +(Lieutenant Colonel of 09/02/44 - 22/09/44; Colonel 04/04/45 - 25/08/46. His service as Colonel is stated as having been in Lincolnshire. This suggests that we may be maybe dealing with two different regiments. In fact it appears Grey took over [[parliamentarian:​foot-regiments:​thomas-rainsborough|Colonel Thomas Rainsborough’s Regiment of Foot]] and that Spring is mistaken in giving this to Col James Grey)
 +====Officer List====
 +  *Captain Henry Higgins (03/05/44 - 29/​08/​44)((N.A. SP28/​258/​book3/​37))
 +
 +In May 1645 Parliament ordered that commissions be issued to various officers under Col. Henry Gray in Lincolnshire (Officers marked * had junior officers commissioned under them)
 +  *Colonel Henry Gray* -Captain Lieutenant Robert Russell
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel William Chandler
 +  *Major Peter Stubber
 +  *Captain Andrew Ruddock
 +  *Captain Richard Lewis (for the company previously under Captain Tooleday)
 +  *Captain [Owen] Cambridge*
 +  *Captain [Robert] Bee*
 +  *Captain [Samuel} Playford*  ​
 +
 +Chandler, Stubber, Cambridge, Bee and Playford had all served under Rainsborough. Stubber however claimed to have served in Col. Rossiter'​s otherwise unknown regiment of Foot during the period in question. He later led [[commonwealth:​foot-regiments:​peter-stubber|Colonel Peter Stubber’s Regiment of Foot]] in Ireland.
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======