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 According to Prestwich: //Colonell Sir William Balfore, Lieutenant Generall of the Horfe. Gules, a Field Vert, and from the left fide a crowd of men, all in armour as knights, and on foot, bending on their knees, fome of them only on their left knees, and before them, lying on the ground, two undrawn fwords, their points towards them, and their fcabbards all proper ; fome of thefe men with hands clofed as in prayer, while others have theirs ftretched out as if in the act of fupplicating mercy from the King, who appears before them, mounted on a white horfe, with right leg uplifted, bridled Gules, caparifoned or faddled Or ; the King in armour, and in his right-hand his Scepter, all of gold crowned of the fame ; over all, on a label or fcroll of three folds, thefe words, PACEM TE-POSICIMUS-OMNES ; fringed Argent, and Sable and Argent intermixed//​((Prestwich'​s Respublica, London, 1787)). According to Prestwich: //Colonell Sir William Balfore, Lieutenant Generall of the Horfe. Gules, a Field Vert, and from the left fide a crowd of men, all in armour as knights, and on foot, bending on their knees, fome of them only on their left knees, and before them, lying on the ground, two undrawn fwords, their points towards them, and their fcabbards all proper ; fome of thefe men with hands clofed as in prayer, while others have theirs ftretched out as if in the act of fupplicating mercy from the King, who appears before them, mounted on a white horfe, with right leg uplifted, bridled Gules, caparifoned or faddled Or ; the King in armour, and in his right-hand his Scepter, all of gold crowned of the fame ; over all, on a label or fcroll of three folds, thefe words, PACEM TE-POSICIMUS-OMNES ; fringed Argent, and Sable and Argent intermixed//​((Prestwich'​s Respublica, London, 1787)).
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 +Balfour'​s cornet is depicted in Illustration 1.
 =====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