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 A record of quartering in the parish of Kelwiston (Kelston Somerset) between Bristol and Bath includes "for Quartering my Lord Standford'​s regiment of horse Comanded by Major Gould, by Capt Halse [Halsey?], Capt Drake, Capt Bescone [Boscowen?] etc a fortnight 20-00-00"​ All these are known commanders of horse troops in Devon. But whether this was a formally constituted regiment of just a loose collection of independent troops is unclear. (//N.A. SP28/​42/​713//​) A record of quartering in the parish of Kelwiston (Kelston Somerset) between Bristol and Bath includes "for Quartering my Lord Standford'​s regiment of horse Comanded by Major Gould, by Capt Halse [Halsey?], Capt Drake, Capt Bescone [Boscowen?] etc a fortnight 20-00-00"​ All these are known commanders of horse troops in Devon. But whether this was a formally constituted regiment of just a loose collection of independent troops is unclear. (//N.A. SP28/​42/​713//​)
 ===== Flags===== ===== Flags=====
-An illustration of the Earl of Stamford'​s cornet is shown above. ​ 
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 The Earl of Stamford had no figure in his coronet, which was inscribed thus, FOR RELIGION, KING AND COUNTRY, and under that AIMEZ PUISSANCE((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655.)). The Earl of Stamford had no figure in his coronet, which was inscribed thus, FOR RELIGION, KING AND COUNTRY, and under that AIMEZ PUISSANCE((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655.)).
 +The Bill Carman/Gary Gibbs collection, using "​Sketches of regimental banners from the English Civil Wars" ((British Library shelfmark //Add MS 5247//)) as it's source, shows the background colour as solid blue, rather than the blue and white bands of Stamford'​s coat of arms illustrated above((//​English Civil War Flags & Colours Volume 3// Stuart Reid, Partizan Press, 2016.))
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Earl of Stamford==== ====Earl of Stamford====