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-|**Active**|1640-1645|+|**Active**|1642-1645|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
-|**Allegiance**|Royalist|+|**Allegiance**|Protestant| 
 +|Royalist|
 |**Conflicts**|Irish Confederate War| |**Conflicts**|Irish Confederate War|
 | |First Civil War| | |First Civil War|
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 |**Colonel**|Sir Fulk Hunck| |**Colonel**|Sir Fulk Hunck|
 |**Coat Colour**||  |**Coat Colour**||
-|**Area Raised**|| +|**Area Raised**|Yorkshire|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
-|**Field Armies**|Byron 1643-4|+|**Field Armies**|Ormonde 1642-3| 
 +|Byron 1643-4|
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 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
- 
-====1640==== 
-  *Raised 
- 
-====1641==== 
-  *In Ireland 
  
 ====1642==== ====1642====
-  *In Ireland+  *Spring: Raised in England, mainly from Yorkshire 
 +  *June: Arrive at Dublin((//​An English army for Ireland// by Ian Ryder, Partizan Press)) 
 +  *November: Two companies mustered at Dublin
  
 ====1643==== ====1643====
-  *November: ​Transported ​to North Wales+  *November: ​Shipped ​to Mostyn, Flintshire
   *November to December: Siege of Hawarden Castle ​   *November to December: Siege of Hawarden Castle ​
   *December: Second Battle of Middlewich   *December: Second Battle of Middlewich
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   *January: Siege of Nantwich   *January: Siege of Nantwich
   *January: Battle of Nantwich   *January: Battle of Nantwich
 +  *February: In Garrison at Wrexham
   *March: Battle of Newark   *March: Battle of Newark
   *July: Skirmish at Oswestry   *July: Skirmish at Oswestry
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 ====1645==== ====1645====
 +  *February: Loss of Shrewsbury??​
 +  *April: Possibly det in Redmire Castle. Yorkshire??
   *June: Battle of Naseby   *June: Battle of Naseby
  
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-=====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====+Hunck also seems to have had a troop of horse under lt Col Gerard Fulk. A certificate stated that Thomas Beckett served as Quartermaster in the Troop of Adjutant General John Skrimshere for 3 years and also in Captain Gerard Fulkes Troop. Served at Newark, Stockport, Bolton, Liverpool, Marston Moor, Montgomery and Naseby, finally surrendering at Oxford.  
 + 
 +=====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== ​
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 +A list of the regiment'​s officers is also shown in //An English Army for Ireland// by Ian Ryder, Partizan Press. ​
 ====Sir Fulk Hunck==== ====Sir Fulk Hunck====
 +Briefly Governor of Shrewsbury. John Bucknall of Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury deposed that when the Parliament forces came against Shrewsbury Huncke told the inhabitants to remove their goods. He ordered diverse homes to be pulled down unless the inhabitants would defend it.
 +====Officer Lists====
 +Original Research by Victor Judge aka '​1642'​
 +
 +===In Ireland, muster taken 1641(2?)===
 +
 +  *Colonel Sir Fulke Hunckes
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel Henry Tillier
 +  *Sargeant Major (Edmund) Hammond ​  
 +  *Captain (Anthony) Greene
 +  *Captain Lord Brabazon
 +  *Captain William Maxey
 +  *Captain Charles Scrymshire
 +  *Captain (Sir Dudley) Loftus
 +  *Captain Edward Maria Wingfield
 +
 +===Mustered 1643 in Ireland===
 +
 +  *Colonel Sir Fulke Hunckes
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel Henry Tillier
 +  *Sargeant Major Edward Hammond
 +  *Captain Edward Lord Brabazon
 +  *Captain Sir Dudley Loftus
 +  *Captain Robert Baynbrigge
 +  *Captain Nicholas Lytcott ​
 +  *Captain Anthony Greene ​   ​
 +  *Captain Charles Scrymshire
 +
 + 
 +  *Captain Lieutenant Christopher Hawley ​     ​
 +  *Lieutenant William Williar to Capt. Anth. Greene
 +  *Lieutenant George Betts to Capt. Skrymsher ​
 +  *Lieutenant John Smith to Lt. Col. Tillier
 +  *Lieutenant John Miller to Sgnt. Maj. Hammond
 +  *Lieutenant James Killingworth to Capt. Lord Brabazon
 +  *Lieutenant Thomas Collins to Capt. Sir Dud. Loftus
 +  *Lieutenant Hugh Polden to Capt. Baynbrigge
 +  *Lieutenant Thomas Phillips to Capt. Lytcott
 +
 +  *Ensign Thomas Welsted to Col. Hunckes
 +  *Ensign William Boone to Lt. Col. Tillier
 +  *Ensign John Harrington to Sgnt. Maj. Hammond
 +  *Ensign Peregrine Tyringham to Capt. Lord Brabazon ​                              
 +  *Ensign Thomas Archibald to Capt. Sir Dud. Loftus
 +  *Ensign John Godsclue to Capt. Baynbrigge
 +  *Ensign Humphry Lewes to Capt. Greene
 +  *Ensign Henry Churne to Capt. Lytcott
 +  *Ensign Lewes Dringe to Capt. Skrymsher
 +
 +  *Quartermaster James Currey ​       ​
 +
 +===The Regiment in England===
 +
 +Quite a number of changes had taken place in personnel.
 +
 +  *Colonel Sir Fulke Hunckes
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel Edmund Hammond ​
 +  *Sargeant Major Theodore Morris ​          
 +  *Sargeant Major Edmund Hammond (Sgt. Maj. when captured at Battle of Nantwich) ​             ​
 +  *Captain Aston                                ​
 +  *Captain Robert Bambrigg/​Baynbridge ​
 +  *Captain George Betts   
 +  *Captain Lewis Dring       
 +  *Captain Thomas Caulins/​Collins ​                      
 +  *Captain Nicholas Lydcott ​
 +  *Captain William Spotswood ​
 +  *Captain Spotswood ​
 +  *Captain William Willier  ​
 +
 +  *Lieutenant Lewis Dring 
 +  *Lieutenant Hugh Poulden ​
 +  *Lieutenant Perryn ​
 +  *Lieutenant Rewes 
 +  *Lieutenant William Spotswood ​
 +
 +  *Ensign Richard Jackson ​       ​
 +  *Ensign John Godsclue ​
 +  *Ensign Humphrey Lewis 
 +  *Ensign Lewis Roberts  ​
 +  *Ensign Smith           
 +  *Ensign Peregrine Tyringham ​
 +
 +==Horse==
 +
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Fulk (4) + Ment. I.O.
 +  *Lieutenant Richard Nash I.O. Salop. to. Lt.Col. Gerard Fulk
 +  *Quartermaster Thomas Beckett (4)
 +
 +====Contemporary References====
 +
 +===Quartering in Chirk===
 +To the High Constables of the Hundred of Chirk and to either of them
 +Forasmuchas 400 foote souldiers of Colonell Hunckes his Regiment by speciall order of the Lord Byrons be in garrison at the Towne of Wrexham for the defence of this countie and are to have free quarter and twelve pence apiece every weeke the charge whereof amounted to above one hundred and twentie pounds and for payment to bee maintained by the Hundred of Bromfielf, Yale and Chirk in pursuance whereof wee have granted warrants to leavie and your proportion being fourty pounds is to bee leavied by you. These are therefore in his Majesties name to charge and..
 +
 +this 24th day of February 1643(4)
 +
 +===The London Post 1st-8th April 1645===
 +200 Horse of Major Smithsons & 4 score Dragoons of Col. Westalls & Col. Lasells fell upon the enemy at Ridmore not far from Bolton, killed some and took Captain Bambrigg, Governor of the Castle & 47 more.
 +
 +This is in fact Redmire and Bolton Castle, Yorkshire.
 +
 +This may or may not be the same Captain Bambrigg but the note can be moved or deleted.
 +
 +Lord Scroope was mentioned as keeping Bolton Castle in the previous London Post 25th March to 1st April 1645.
 +
 +==References to officers==
 +
 +Note - need citations added to Officer lists
 +
 +(A) Captured at Marston Moor while holding this rank E.54.8
 +
 +(C) Captured at Nantwich
 +
 +(E) In Ireland as Ensign to Capt. Charles Scrimgeur, Lieutenant. Geo. Betts. He probably came over as Lt. to Betts and took over the company after Betts capture at Nantwich.
 +
 +(N) In Ireland as Ensign to Capt. Anth. Greene, Lieutenant Will. Willier. ​
 +
 +(D) Captured at Nantwich Mag. Dei, changed sides 
 +
 +(X) Carte. Vol.8.
 +
 +Lieutenant William Spotswood carried a letter 19.12.1642 from James Marquess of Ormonde to Secretary Nicholas at Oxford.
 +
 +‘I have chosen to send it by this gentleman Lt. William Spotswood out of the assurance I have for his discretion…’ ​
 +
 +It is possible that he was promoted upon the death of Captain Spotswoood a relation who is mentioned in a letter by Captain Harry Byrch of the army from Ireland as ‘dieing gallantly’ and the letter is dated 15.12.1643. Possibly a brother of William. Cartes Original letters and papers. SEE UNDER MARROW
 +I have is attributed him to Hunckes regiment as his name is in the middle of the list of the last five Captains captured at Nantwich, all of which are Hunckes officers. ​
 +
 +
 +
 +(1) Cheshire Record Office QJF 90/2 Trinity 1662 No. 174
 +Petition of Hugh Dod of Tiverton. Christmas 1643. Signed by Sgnt. John Price.
 +      ​
 +
 +(2) Cheshire Record Office QJF 90/3 Michlemas 1662 No. 99
 +Petition of Richard Salmon Sgt. in Collins Co. in Ireland, continued in England. Signed Rog. Wilbraham, Rich. Jackson Ant.  and Sab. Church.  ​
 +         
 +Thomas Collins was originally Lieutenant to Captain Sir Dudley Loftus in Hunckes regiment in Ireland. HMC. Ormonde Item.26
 +
 +
 +(3) SP19.116.75
 +
 +Huncke was briefly Governor of Shrewsbury and was an extremely able military commander.
 +
 +John Bucknall of Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury deposed that when the Parliament forces came against Shrewsbury Huncke told the inhabitants to remove their goods. He ordered diverse homes to be pulled down unless the inhabitants would defend it.(3)
 +
 +
 +
 +(4) William Salt Library S/MSS 565/71
 +Certificate stating that Thomas Beckett served as Quartermaster in the Troop of Adjutant General John Skrimshere for 3 years and also in Captain Gerard Fulkes Troop.
 +Served at Newark, Stockport, Bolton, Liverpool, Marston Moor, Montgomery and Naseby, finally surrendering at Oxford. ​
 +
 +Horse
 +
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Fulk (4) + Ment. I.O.
 +  *Lieutenant Richard Nash I.O. Salop. to. Lt.Col. Gerard Fulk
 +  *Quartermaster ​ Thomas Beckett (4)
 +
 +
 +Queries:
 +
 +Who was Hunckes Lieutenant Colonel in England when they arrived ?
 +
 +Was Theodore Morris a Capt. and promoted following Hammonds promotion to Lt. Col. ?
 +
 +
 +
 +Add.Mss.46399A f.80
 +
 +To the High Constables of the Hundred of Chirk and to either of them
 +Forasmuchas 400 foote souldiers of Colonell Hunckes his Regiment by speciall order of the Lord Byrons be in garrison at the Towne of Wrexham for the defence of this countie and are to have free quarter and twelve pence apiece every weeke the charge whereof amounted to above one hundred and twentie pounds and for payment to bee maintained by the Hundred of Bromfielf, Yale and Chirk in pursuance whereof wee have granted warrants to leavie and your proportion being fourty pounds is to bee leavied by you. These are therefore in his Majesties name to charge and..
 +
 +this 24th day of February 1643(4)
 +
 +
 +
 +CSPD1 Dec 1664 Can't find a Joshua Cooper
 +
 +Same on the petition of Colonel Robert Broughton and 
 +others. ​
 +
 +Broughton, Mrs. Cooper, the widow of Major Joshua Cooper, and several officers in Sir Foulk Hunks' regiment in Ireland, desire an order to the Commissioners to take them into the list and state their accounts and their debentures given out, that the petitioners may be able to claim their shares out of the lands, &c., assigned by His Majesty and Parliament for those who were constantly loyal to and never declined service under your Majesty. ​
 +
 +
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *1642: Establishment of 1000 men((//An English Army for Ireland// by Ian Ryder. Partizan Press))
 +  *November 1643: 400 men shipped to Flintshire
 +  *February 1644: 400 men quartered at Wrexham
 +
 +===Partial muster at Dublin 29th November 1642===
 +Sir Fulke Hunckes'​ regiment :—
 +  *Sir Fulke Huncks, colonell, 96
 +  *Captaine Edward Maria Wingfield, 42 
 +  *Total = 138.
 +
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
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