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 ===== Flags & Equipment===== ===== Flags & Equipment=====
 Equipped as Cuirassiers after the Battle of Ripple Field, they were probably re-equipped as conventional harquebusiers after the disastrous Battle of Roundway Down.  Equipped as Cuirassiers after the Battle of Ripple Field, they were probably re-equipped as conventional harquebusiers after the disastrous Battle of Roundway Down. 
-The regiment carried green cornets. Sir Arthur'​s cornet is illustrated above. According to Blount: //Sir Arthur Haslerig depainted an Anchor fixed in the Clouds, and the motto in English, ONLY IN HEAVEN//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). ​In April 2005 Bonham'​s Auctioneers put a cavalry cornet under the hammer: the cornet was alleged to have been captured by Bernard Brocas at the Second Battle of Newbury. The cornet was light green silk damask, woven with a foliage design and bearing the motto Constanter et Fideliter; the cornet, according to the story, was taken from a member of the Hesilrigge family - presumably a member of the family regiment ​ [[https://​www.telegraph.co.uk/​news/​uknews/​1483111/​Flag-lay-next-to-Cavalier-who-died-for-love-of-a-Roundhead.html|Daily Telegraph]] +The regiment carried green cornets. Sir Arthur'​s cornet is illustrated above. According to Blount: //Sir Arthur Haslerig depainted an Anchor fixed in the Clouds, and the motto in English, ONLY IN HEAVEN//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). ​
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 A list of officers is shown in Laurence Spring'​s //​Waller'​s Army, The Regiments of Sir William Waller'​s Southern Association//​ The Pike and Shot Association 2007 ISBN 978-1-902768-34-2 A list of officers is shown in Laurence Spring'​s //​Waller'​s Army, The Regiments of Sir William Waller'​s Southern Association//​ The Pike and Shot Association 2007 ISBN 978-1-902768-34-2