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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))
  
 ====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+  *February: In Garrison at Wrexham
   *March: Battle of Newark   *March: Battle of Newark
   *July: Skirmish at Oswestry   *July: Skirmish at Oswestry
   *September: Battle of Montgomery Castle   *September: Battle of Montgomery Castle
- 
-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. 
  
 ====1645==== ====1645====
 +  *February: Loss of Shrewsbury??​
 +  *April: Possibly det in Redmire Castle. Yorkshire??
   *June: Battle of Naseby   *June: Battle of Naseby
  
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 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====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+===In Irelandmuster taken 1641(2?)===
  
-olonel ​                               ​Sir Fulke Hunckes +  *Colonel ​Sir Fulke Hunckes 
-Lieutenant Colonel ​           Henry Tillier +  *Lieutenant Colonel Henry Tillier 
-Sargeant Major                  ( Edmund ) Hammond ​  +  *Sargeant Major (Edmund) Hammond ​  ​ 
-Captain ​                               (Anthony) ​  ​Greene +  *Captain (Anthony) Greene 
-Captain ​                               Lord Brabazon +  *Captain Lord Brabazon 
-Captain ​                               William Maxey +  *Captain William Maxey 
-Captain ​                               Charles Scrymshire +  *Captain Charles Scrymshire 
-Captain ​                               ( Sir Dudley ) Loftus +  *Captain (Sir Dudley) Loftus 
-Captain ​                               Edward Maria Wingfield+  *Captain Edward Maria Wingfield
  
-Muster ​1643 in Ireland+===Mustered ​1643 in Ireland===
  
-Colonel ​                               Sir Fulke Hunckes +  *Colonel Sir Fulke Hunckes 
-Lieutenant Colonel ​          ​Henry Tillier +  *Lieutenant Colonel Henry Tillier 
-Sargeant Major                 ​Edward Hammond +  *Sargeant Major Edward Hammond 
-Captain ​Lieutenant ​         Christopher Hawley +  *Captain Edward Lord Brabazon 
-Captain ​                              Edward Lord Brabazon +  *Captain Sir Dudley Loftus 
-Captain ​                              ​Sir Dudley Loftus +  *Captain Robert Baynbrigge 
-Captain ​                              ​Robert Baynbrigge +  *Captain Nicholas Lytcott  
-Captain ​                              ​Nicholas Lytcott ​    ​ +  ​*Captain Anthony ​Greene ​    
-              +  ​*Captain Charles Scrymshire
-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 ColHunckes +  
-Ensign ​                                ​William Boone                  ​to Lt. Col. Tillier +  *Captain Lieutenant Christopher Hawley ​      
-Ensign ​                                John Harrington ​              to Sgnt. Maj. Hammond +  *Lieutenant William Williar ​to Capt. AnthGreene 
-Ensign ​                                ​Peregrine Tyringham ​      to Capt. Lord Brabazon ​                              ​ +  ​*Lieutenant George Betts to Capt. Skrymsher  
-Ensign ​                                Thomas ​Archibald ​           ​to Capt. Sir Dud. Loftus +  *Lieutenant John Smith to Lt. Col. Tillier 
-Ensign ​                                John Godsclue ​                 ​to Capt. Baynbrigge +  ​*Lieutenant ​John Miller ​to Sgnt. Maj. Hammond 
-Ensign ​                                ​Humphry Lewes                to Capt. Greene +  ​*Lieutenant James Killingworth ​to Capt. Lord Brabazon 
-Ensign ​                                Henry Churne ​                   ​to Capt. Lytcott +  ​*Lieutenant ​Thomas ​Collins ​to Capt. Sir Dud. Loftus 
-Ensign ​                                Lewes Dringe ​                   to Capt. Skrymsher+  ​*Lieutenant Hugh Polden ​to Capt. Baynbrigge 
 +  ​*Lieutenant Thomas Phillips ​to Capt. Lytcott
  
-Quartermaster ​                   James Currey ​       ​+  *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
  
-The Regiment in England.+  *Quartermaster James Currey ​        
 + 
 +===The Regiment in England===
  
 Quite a number of changes had taken place in personnel. Quite a number of changes had taken place in personnel.
  
-olonel ​                               ​Sir Fulke Hunckes+  *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 ​Colonel ​            ​Edmund Hammond ​+  *Lieutenant ​Lewis Dring  
 +  *Lieutenant Hugh Poulden  
 +  *Lieutenant Perryn  
 +  *Lieutenant Rewes  
 +  *Lieutenant William Spotswood ​
  
-Sargeant Major                   ​Theodore Morris ​           +  *Ensign Richard Jackson ​       ​ 
-Sargeant Major                   ​Edmund Hammond Sgt. Maj. when captured at Battle of Nantwich +  ​*Ensign John Godsclue ​ 
-                           ​ +  ​*Ensign Humphrey Lewis  
-Captain ​                                  ​Aston ​                                +  ​*Ensign ​Lewis Roberts  ​ 
-Captain ​                               Robert Bambrigg/​Baynbridge  +  ​*Ensign Smith            
-Captain ​                               George Betts    +  ​*Ensign Peregrine Tyringham ​
-Captain ​                               ​Lewis Dring        +
-Captain ​                               Thomas Caulins/​Collins ​                       +
-Captain ​                               Nicholas Lydcott  +
-Captain ​                               William Spotswood  +
-Captain ​                                         Spotswood ​ +
-Captain ​                               William Willier ​ +
  
-Lieutenant ​                          Lewis Dring  +====Contemporary References====
-Lieutenant ​                          Hugh Poulden  +
-Lieutenant ​                                       Perryn  +
-Lieutenant ​                                       Rewes  +
-Lieutenant ​                          ​William Spotswood ​+
  
-Ensign ​                                ​Richard Jackson ​        +===Quartering in Chirk=== 
-Ensign ​                                John Godsclue ​ +To the High Constables of the Hundred of Chirk and to either of them 
-Ensign ​                                ​Humphrey Lewis  +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.. 
-Ensign ​                                Lewis Roberts  ​ + 
-Ensign ​                                             Smith            +this 24th day of February 1643(4) 
-Ensign ​                                ​Peregrine Tyringham ​+ 
 +===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. 
 + 
 + 
 +(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. Christmas1643.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) 
 + 
 +Horse 
 + 
 +Lieutenant Colonel ​            ​Gerard Fulk        (4) + Ment. I.O. 
 +Lieutenant ​                          ​Richard Nash     I.O. Salop. to. Lt.Col.* Gerard Fulk 
 +Quartermaster ​                   Thomas Beckett (4) 
 + 
 +(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. ​ 
 + 
 + 
 +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 Parhament 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
 +
 +===Mustered at Dublin 29th November 1642===
 +Sir Fulke Hunckes'​ regiment :—
 +  *Sir Fulke Huncks, colonell, 96
 +  *Captaine Edward Maria Wingfield, 42 
 +  *Total = 138.
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