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 +  *Grey'​s troop leaves [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​sir-william-balfour|Sir William Balfour’s Regiment of Horse]] for service under Lord Grey in the Midlands
   *20th September: First Battle of Newbury   *20th September: First Battle of Newbury
  
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 +Lord Grey of Groby'​s troop at first formed part of [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​sir-william-balfour|Sir William Balfour’s Regiment of Horse]], fighting at Edgehill, then left the regiment to serve under Grey in the Midlands. ​
 =====Flags===== =====Flags=====
 ==Lord Grey's Cornet== ==Lord Grey's Cornet==
 According to Blount; //The Lord Grey of Groby represented the Parliament house guarded with many swords in hand, and the motto, PER BELLUM AD PACEM//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). According to Blount; //The Lord Grey of Groby represented the Parliament house guarded with many swords in hand, and the motto, PER BELLUM AD PACEM//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)).
  
-According to Prestwich; //Lord Grey fonne to the Earle of Stamford, Per pale Azure and Gules ; over which, in fess, the sun in its glory; in it a left-eye, Sable ; and on the fun an unicorn Ermine, armed Or ; fringed with filrer and Gules//​((Prestwich'​s Respublica, London, 1787)) and //The Lord Gray, fonne to the Earle of Stamford. Per pale Azure and Gules ; over which, as in pale, a theatre, like that reprefenting the Houfe of Commons on one of the Seals of the Commonwealth,​ the ground of gold tile, the oblong fquare ; a theatre ftone, in which nine men feated, properly appareled and hatted, four on each fide, and one at the upper end ; In the near end a fquare table, before which a man with a purple robe, as if addressing his audience, his arms difplayed, and back to us ; without all this, in circle or orle, eight hands couped at their wrifts, as lozenge parted, and grafping each a fword, all in different directions, their hilts Or, blades proper ; the whole within a circlet or garland of laurel ; and in chief, above all, a label or fcroll, with thefe words, PER BELLUM AD PACEM//​((Prestwich'​s Respublica, London, 1787)).+According to Prestwich; //Lord Grey fonne to the Earle of Stamford, Per pale Azure and Gules ; over which, in fess, the sun in its glory; in it a left-eye, Sable ; and on the fun an unicorn Ermine, armed Or ; fringed with filrer and Gules//​((Prestwich'​s Respublica, London, 1787)) (Illustration 1) and //The Lord Gray, fonne to the Earle of Stamford. Per pale Azure and Gules ; over which, as in pale, a theatre, like that reprefenting the Houfe of Commons on one of the Seals of the Commonwealth,​ the ground of gold tile, the oblong fquare ; a theatre ftone, in which nine men feated, properly appareled and hatted, four on each fide, and one at the upper end ; In the near end a fquare table, before which a man with a purple robe, as if addressing his audience, his arms difplayed, and back to us ; without all this, in circle or orle, eight hands couped at their wrifts, as lozenge parted, and grafping each a fword, all in different directions, their hilts Or, blades proper ; the whole within a circlet or garland of laurel ; and in chief, above all, a label or fcroll, with thefe words, PER BELLUM AD PACEM//​((Prestwich'​s Respublica, London, 1787)).
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Lord Grey of Groby==== ====Lord Grey of Groby====