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parliamentarian:horse-regiments:ferdinando-lord-fairfax-s-lifeguard [04/03/2017 10:53]
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parliamentarian:horse-regiments:ferdinando-lord-fairfax-s-lifeguard [14/09/2017 10:51] (current)
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   *Captain Adam Baynes (In Cheshire)   *Captain Adam Baynes (In Cheshire)
   *Captain John Boynton (In Cheshire)   *Captain John Boynton (In Cheshire)
 +  *Captain William Farrer (Previous service as Ensign and Captain of Foot. Captain of Dragoons and later as Captain of Horse in Christopher Copley'​s Regiment)((N.A. E121/3/1))
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 Initially a single troop, but expanded to a full regiment. The regiment was paid for two and a half days service at the siege of High Ercall where 9 troops were present under a Major and 8 Captains. Lt. Col. Spencer was at this point in Yorkshire consulting with Lord Fairfax so one of the Captains was presumably his Capt-Lt (this is supported by only 8 Lt's being paid). However it is possible that all or part of [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​sir-thomas-norcliffe|Sir Thomas Norcliffe’s Regiment of Horse]] was attached to Fairfax'​s regiment for this campaign and made up some of these troops. Initially a single troop, but expanded to a full regiment. The regiment was paid for two and a half days service at the siege of High Ercall where 9 troops were present under a Major and 8 Captains. Lt. Col. Spencer was at this point in Yorkshire consulting with Lord Fairfax so one of the Captains was presumably his Capt-Lt (this is supported by only 8 Lt's being paid). However it is possible that all or part of [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​sir-thomas-norcliffe|Sir Thomas Norcliffe’s Regiment of Horse]] was attached to Fairfax'​s regiment for this campaign and made up some of these troops.