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 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
-Sidney was commissioned in June 1646 to raise a regiment. It was intended to be based on five troops from the Eastern Association under Major Le Hunt, Major Gibbs (as a capt), and Capts Holcroft, Pell and Chopham (Choppine or Chopping) which had already agreed to serve in Ireland. In the event the men proved mutinous and only Chopham appears to have served in the unit, and he apparently did so with a newly raised troop rather than his old Eastern Association one.(CSPI 1633-47 pp464, 488 +Sidney was commissioned in June 1646 to raise a regiment. It was intended to be based on five troops from the Eastern Association under Major Le Hunt, Major Gibbs (as a capt), and Capts Holcroft, Pell and Chopham (Choppine or Chopping) which had already agreed to serve in Ireland. In the event the men proved mutinous and only Chopham appears to have served in the unit, and he apparently did so with a newly raised troop rather than his old Eastern Association one.((CSPI 1633-47 pp464, 488))
 ===== Flags and Equipment===== ===== Flags and Equipment=====
 Colonel Algernon Sidney'​s cornet in the Eastern Association was blue with a yellow motto //SANCTVS AMOR PATRIAE DAT ANIMUS//​((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 1, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8))((//The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). It is unknown whether he used the same design in Ireland. ​ Colonel Algernon Sidney'​s cornet in the Eastern Association was blue with a yellow motto //SANCTVS AMOR PATRIAE DAT ANIMUS//​((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 1, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8))((//The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). It is unknown whether he used the same design in Ireland. ​