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 A list of the regiment'​s officers is also shown in //An English Army for Ireland// by Ian Ryder, Partizan Press. ​ A list of the regiment'​s officers is also shown in //An English Army for Ireland// by Ian Ryder, Partizan Press. ​
 ====Sir Michael Earnley==== ====Sir Michael Earnley====
-[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Ernle#​New_National_Prominence:​_Civil_War.2C_Anglo-Dutch_Wars.2C_and_the_later_Stuarts|Sir Michael Earnley]]+[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Ernle#​New_National_Prominence:​_Civil_War.2C_Anglo-Dutch_Wars.2C_and_the_later_Stuarts|Sir Michael Earnley]] ​or Erneley. 
 +====Sir Bernard Astley==== 
 +Sir Bernard Astley (k. 1645) was the son of Sir Jacob Astley, Sergeant Major General of the King's infantry. He served as Major of his father'​s regiment in the Bishops'​ Wars, then as Major of Erneley'​s regiment in Ireland. In 1643 he returned to England and became Lieutenant Colonel of the Marquis of Hertford'​s Foot. After the Storm of Bristol in 1643 Hertford withdrew from military command and returned to Court at Oxford, Astley being promoted to Colonel after recovery from an illness. He commanded an infantry brigade of the Oxford Army during the 1644 campaign and at Naseby in 1645. Astley then accompanied Prince Rupert to Bristol, and was mortally wounded during the Second Siege of Bristol on 4th September 1645. 
  
 ====Officer Lists==== ====Officer Lists====
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   *Captain Thomas Long.   *Captain Thomas Long.
  
-ERNELEY+===From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642===
  
-E.150.16+==From ​E.150.16== 
 +  *Colonel Sir Michael Earneley 
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel Gibbs 
 +  *Sargeant Major Astley 
 +  *Captain Ranger 
 +  *Captain Barthu 
 +  *Captain Sir William Brounker 
 +  *Captain Long 
 +  *Captain Nichols 
 +  *Captain King    ​
  
-Colonel ​                      Sir Michael Earneley +==On 15.9.1643 Regimental Muster==
-Lieutenant Colonel ​                         Gibbs +
-Sargeant Major                               ​Astley +
-Captain ​                                        ​Ranger +
-Captain ​                                        ​Barthu +
-Captain ​                      Sir William Brounker +
-Captain ​                                          ​Long +
-Captain ​                                         Nichols +
-Captain ​                                       King    ​+
  
- On 15.9.1643 Regimental Muster below.+  *Colonel Sir Michael Earneley 
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel William Gibbs 
 +  *Sargeant Major Bernard Astley 
 +  *Captain Francis Ranger 
 +  *Captain Sir William Brunker  
 +  *Captain Daniel Nicholls 
 +  *Captain Robert King 
 +  *Captain John Daniell formerly Captain Thomas Vaughan 
 +  *Captain Thomas Cary
  
-Colonel ​                      Sir Michael Earneley +==In England==
-Lieutenant Colonel ​  ​William Gibbs +
-Sargeant Major         ​Bernard Astley +
-Captain ​                      ​Francis Ranger +
-Captain ​                      Sir William Brunker  +
-Captain ​                      ​Daniel Nicholls +
-Captain ​                      ​Robert King +
-Captain ​                      John Daniell formerly Captain Thomas Vaughan +
-Captain ​                      ​Thomas Cary+
  
 +  *Colonel Sir Michael Earneley
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel William Gibbs
 +  *Sargeant Major Richard Kirkbie (1)
 +  *Sargeant Major Francis Ranger (3) Ment. I.O.
 +  *Captain (Thomas) Cary Ment. I.O.
 +  *Captain William Long I.O. L + W
 +  *Captain Pagenham Ment. I.O. 
  
-In England+  *Lieutenant Thomas Ady I.O. Wilts. to Capt. Cary 
 +  *Lieutenant James Hisland ​  ​(2) ​  
 +  *Lieutenant John Kirk I.O. L + W to Capt. Pagenham
  
-Lieutenant Colonel ​  ​William Gibbs +  ​*Ensign Thomas Cole I.O. Salop. to Sgnt. Maj. Ranger
-Sargeant Major          Richard Kirkbie (1) +
-Sargeant Major          Francis Ranger (3) Ment. I.O.+
  
-Captain ​                      ​(Thomas) Cary   Ment. I.O. +=====Contemporary References===== 
-Captain ​                      ​William Long       I.O. L + W +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
-Captain ​                              ​Pagenham ​  Ment. I.O.  +
-Lieutenant ​                 Thomas Ady       I.O. Wilts. to Capt. Cary +
-Lieutenant ​                 James Hisland ​  ​(2) ​  +
-Lieutenant ​                 John Kirk             I.O. L + W to Capt. Pagenham+
  
-Ensign ​                       Thomas Cole       I.O. Salop. to Sgnt. MajRanger+===Major Astley=== 
 +8th May 1643 King Charles wrote to Ormonde that Bernard Astley, SgtMajor to Sir Michael Erneleys Regiment was in England and that his rank was to be kept open
  
-8th May 1643 King Charles wrote to Ormonde that Bernard Astley,​Sgt. ​Major  to Sir Michael Erneleys Regiment was in England and that his rank was to be kept open. +===Major Kirkbie===
  
 (1) Add. Mss. 18981 f.305 (1) Add. Mss. 18981 f.305
-Sir,I wonder I should write six or seaven severall tymes and never receive anie answere from you but nowe hoping this will com to you,I desire you wilbee pleased to present my service to the doctor. + 
-Sir I fynd myselfe soe dangerouslie sicke as I have putt all my forces to Sir John Girlington,​and Francis Middleton I have made Lieutenant Colonell of my Troopes,​whom I doubt not but you will bestowe such a grante of,when he comes to you;The Countrie was soe ill desposed and men soe sicke in Furness,​that fewe men could bee raysed,​onely my cozin Kirkbie,​which the Maior to of Sir Michael Earnleys brought out about a hunderd men,soe not being able to give you anie further account I rest,+Sir, I wonder I should write six or seaven severall tymes and never receive anie answere from you but nowe hoping this will com to you, I desire you wilbee pleased to present my service to the doctor. 
 + 
 +Sir I fynd myselfe soe dangerouslie sicke as I have putt all my forces to Sir John Girlington, and Francis Middleton I have made Lieutenant Colonell of my Troopes, whom I doubt not but you will bestowe such a grante of, when he comes to you; The Countrie was soe ill desposed and men soe sicke in Furness, that fewe men could bee raysed, onely my cozin Kirkbie, which the Maior to of Sir Michael Earnleys brought out about a hunderd men, soe not being able to give you anie further account I rest,
 Your humble servant Your humble servant
 John Preston John Preston
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 Captain ​ Edward Stanton ​ I.O. Lancaster Captain ​ Edward Stanton ​ I.O. Lancaster
 Apparently Kirkby became Governor of Cockermouth Apparently Kirkby became Governor of Cockermouth
 +
 +===Lt Hisland===
  
 (2) St. Marys Shrewsbury Parish Register ​ (2) St. Marys Shrewsbury Parish Register ​
-Christened Shusanna Daughter of Mr James Hisland,​Lieutenant 9.1.1644/5+Christened Shusanna Daughter of Mr James Hisland, Lieutenant 9.1.1644/5
  
-He could equally have served Colonel ​Billingsleys ​Regiment and I have therefore listed him under both regiments.+He could equally have served Colonel ​Billingsley'​s ​Regiment and I have therefore listed him under both regiments.
  
 +===Major Ranger===
 (3)Add. Mss.22085 Committee of Wiltshire (3)Add. Mss.22085 Committee of Wiltshire
-f.20 Francis Ranger.Whereas we have seized more of Mr Rangers Mony,A Major in the Kings Army the sum of 28 pounds+f.20 Francis Ranger. Whereas we have seized more of Mr Rangers Mony, A Major in the Kings Army the sum of 28 pounds
 1st October 1645 1st October 1645