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 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
-Sterling'​s original commission called for him to raise his men either in the south-east or south-west of England. In September 1646 the regiment was named as part of an intended brigade to be commanded by Lord Broghill but was soon substituted by Colonel Grey's regiment. After Sterling'​s removal from command the regiment continued in existance although no new colonel appears to have been appointed. During 1649 a number of it'​s ​officer ​under Major Ryves (by then probably a Lt Col but just possibly a full col.) were involved in the surrender of the Munster ports to the Cromwellians.+Sterling'​s original commission called for him to raise his men either in the south-east or south-west of England. In September 1646 the regiment was named as part of an intended brigade to be commanded by Lord Broghill but was soon substituted by Colonel Grey's regiment. After Sterling'​s removal from command the regiment continued in existance although no new colonel appears to have been appointed. During 1649 a number of it'​s ​officers ​under Major Ryves (by then probably a Lt Col but just possibly a full Col.) were involved in the surrender of the Munster ports to the Cromwellians.
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====