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 Major Gunter served in the regiment until killed at Chalgrove Field. According to Prestwich; //​Serjeant-maior Gunter. Orange ; from the finifter fide, black and reddifh clouds ; issuing therefrom, a man's arm and hand armed, grafping, as in pale, or as ready to ftrike ; a Turkish sabre, all proper, the hilt Or ; in chief, a fcroll difplayed and thereon CAVE ADSUM ; fringed Argent and Sable//​((Prestwich'​s Respublica, London, 1787)). Gunter'​s cornet is depicted in Illustration 1.  Major Gunter served in the regiment until killed at Chalgrove Field. According to Prestwich; //​Serjeant-maior Gunter. Orange ; from the finifter fide, black and reddifh clouds ; issuing therefrom, a man's arm and hand armed, grafping, as in pale, or as ready to ftrike ; a Turkish sabre, all proper, the hilt Or ; in chief, a fcroll difplayed and thereon CAVE ADSUM ; fringed Argent and Sable//​((Prestwich'​s Respublica, London, 1787)). Gunter'​s cornet is depicted in Illustration 1. 
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 +Illustration 2 depicts Captain Chute'​s cornet. ​
  
 Lord Brooke'​s troop was initially part of Essex'​s regiment. When Brooke departed to be General of the Midland Counties the troop remained under Richard Cross, which transferred to [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​col.-james-sheffield|Colonel James Sheffield’s Regiment of Horse]] in July 1643. //The Lord Brook figured a green chaplet or crown of laurel with this pentameter circumscribed,​ QUI NON EST HODIE, CRAS MINUS APTUS ERIT//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655.)). According to Prestwich; //The Lord Brook. Yellow or gold, in fefs ; a Roman garland, a crown of laurel, proper; at bottom netted or tied with red ribband, in form of a trefoil ; around, or without the garland, this infcriptlon,​ QUI NON EST HODIE, CRAS MINUS APTUS ERIT ; fringed Argent and Sable//​((Prestwich'​s Respublica, London, 1787)). (Illustration 3) Lord Brooke'​s troop was initially part of Essex'​s regiment. When Brooke departed to be General of the Midland Counties the troop remained under Richard Cross, which transferred to [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​col.-james-sheffield|Colonel James Sheffield’s Regiment of Horse]] in July 1643. //The Lord Brook figured a green chaplet or crown of laurel with this pentameter circumscribed,​ QUI NON EST HODIE, CRAS MINUS APTUS ERIT//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655.)). According to Prestwich; //The Lord Brook. Yellow or gold, in fefs ; a Roman garland, a crown of laurel, proper; at bottom netted or tied with red ribband, in form of a trefoil ; around, or without the garland, this infcriptlon,​ QUI NON EST HODIE, CRAS MINUS APTUS ERIT ; fringed Argent and Sable//​((Prestwich'​s Respublica, London, 1787)). (Illustration 3)
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 Nathaniel Fiennes'​ troop served in Essex'​s regiment until February 1643 when Fiennes raised his own. //Col Fines (second Son to the Lord Say) figured the Goddesse Pallas with a Lance or Spear in one hand, and a book or roll of papers in the other, and the motto, UTRAQUE PALLADE//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). ​ Nathaniel Fiennes'​ troop served in Essex'​s regiment until February 1643 when Fiennes raised his own. //Col Fines (second Son to the Lord Say) figured the Goddesse Pallas with a Lance or Spear in one hand, and a book or roll of papers in the other, and the motto, UTRAQUE PALLADE//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). ​
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