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royalist:dragoon-regiments:francis-baker [02/07/2019 14:17]
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royalist:dragoon-regiments:francis-baker [28/08/2019 15:05] (current)
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 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**|| ​+|**Active**|1643?
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
 |**Allegiance**|Royalist| |**Allegiance**|Royalist|
 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 |**Type**|Dragoons|  |**Type**|Dragoons|
-|**Colonel**| Francis Baker | +|**Colonel**|Francis Baker | 
-|**Area Raised**| |+|**Area Raised**|Shropshire?|
 |**Coat Colour**| | |**Coat Colour**| |
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
-|**Field Armies**| |+|**Field Armies**|Garrison|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-// Obscure Royalist ​regiment of dragoons //+// Obscure Royalist dragoons ​probably from Shropshire//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1643====
 +  *Baker commissioned to raise a regiment of 1200 foot and dragoons
 +  *Garrison Bishop'​s Castle?
  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
-Possibly from Shropshire?+Possibly from Shropshire? ​SEE BLACKS DOCQUETS. February 1643 commissioned to raise a Regiment of 1200 Foot and Dragoons. Possbly in Bishop[s Castle see Add. Mss. 18981 f.  
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 +====Francis Baker====
  
-Colonel Francis Baker+====Officer List==== 
 +  *Colonel Francis Baker 
 +  *Captain Thomas Beck I.O. L + W Foot and Dragoons 
 +  *Quartermaster John Compton ​ I.O. Salop.  ​
  
 +A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in //Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army// by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).
  
- 
-Captain ​            homas Beck    I.O. L + W Foot and Dragoons 
- 
-Quartermaster ​      John Compton ​ I.O. Salop.  ​ 
- 
-SEE BLACKS DOCQUETS. February 1643 commissioned to raise a Regiment of 1200 Foot and Dragoons. 
- 
-Possbly in Bishops Castle see Add. Mss. 18981 f. 
-A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in //Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army// by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press). 
-==== Francis Baker ==== 
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *1200 intended to be raised but very unlikely to have materialized
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====