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protestant:foot-regiments:lord-kerry [05/03/2017 13:55]
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protestant:foot-regiments:lord-kerry [02/02/2019 17:00] (current)
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   *May: Storm of Leicester   *May: Storm of Leicester
   *June: Battle of Naseby   *June: Battle of Naseby
 +  *July: Recruited in Wales
  
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-Raised by the Merchant Adventurers of London, authorized by Parliament, for Lord Kerry for service in Ireland, they were led by their Lieutenant Colonel, William St Leger. They returned to England in 1643 joining Sir William Vavasour’s force opposing Massey at Gloucester. ​ Joining the Oxford Army, they served on the 1644 campaigns and were destroyed at Naseby.  ​+Raised by the Merchant Adventurers of London, authorized by Parliament, for Lord Kerry for service in Ireland, they were led by their Lieutenant Colonel, William St Leger. They returned to England in 1643 joining Sir William Vavasour’s force opposing Massey at Gloucester. ​ Joining the Oxford Army, they served on the 1644 campaigns and were destroyed at Naseby.  ​Quite a few foot Regiments that fought at Naseby were subsequently re-recruited in Wales from July 1645, including William Murray’s, Appleyard’s Tillier’s,​ John Pawlett’s,​ Sir Jacob Astley’s, Duke of York’s, King’s Lifeguard, Sir Henry Bard’s, Sir Bernard Astley’s, Robert Broughton'​s and Lisle’s((from original research by Victor Judge, BCW user 1642)).
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 The regiment carried red and black flags of a gyronny pattern ((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846)). ​ The regiment carried red and black flags of a gyronny pattern ((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846)). ​