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 |**Type**|Dragoons|  |**Type**|Dragoons|
 |**Colonel**|Sir Robert Howard| |**Colonel**|Sir Robert Howard|
-|**Area Raised**||+|**Area Raised**|Shropshire?|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
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 ====1643==== ====1643====
 +  *March: Blunden'​s company of dragoons at Bishop'​s Castle
 +  *April to June: Captain Blunden'​s company billeted at Ludlow
 +  *June: Issued powder, match & shot from Oxford
   *26th July: Storm of Bristol   *26th July: Storm of Bristol
   *August to September: Siege of Gloucester   *August to September: Siege of Gloucester
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-=====Flags=====+=====Flags ​& Equipment===== 
 +Probably armed with matchlock muskets, as powder, match and shot were ordered in June 1643. Captain Blunden complained he had not yet been given flags for his company, perhaps in early 1643.  
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir Robert Howard==== ​ ====Sir Robert Howard==== ​
 [[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Robert_Howard_(royalist)|Sir Robert Howard]] [[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Robert_Howard_(royalist)|Sir Robert Howard]]
  
-Sir Robert Howards regiment of Dragoons+====Officer Lists==== 
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
-Lieutenant Colonel ​   Marmaduke Holtby ​   Ment. I.O.+  *Colonel Sir Robert Howard 
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel Marmaduke Holtby ​Ment. I.O. 
 +  *Sargeant Major John Winnington (1) + Ment. I.O.
  
-Sargeant Major          John Winnington ​      (1) + Ment. I.O. +  *Captain William Blunden (3) 
-   +  *Captain Richard Catesby I.O. Warwick. of Dragoons 
-Captain ​                      ​William Blunden ​         (3)         ​ +  *Captain Lewkenor Ment. I.O. 
-Captain ​                       Richard Catesby ​        ​I.O. Warwick. of Dragoons +  *Captain Henry Taylor I.O. L + W of Horse  
-Captain ​                                   Lewkenor ​        ​Ment. I.O. +  *Captain John Winnington (1)
-Captain ​                      ​Henry Taylor ​                ​I.O. L + W of Horse  +
-Captain ​                      ​John Winnington ​        ​(1)+
  
-Lieutenant ​                 William Atkinson ​         I.O. Salop. +  *Lieutenant William Atkinson I.O. Salop. 
-Lieutenant ​                 William Corbet ​             I.O. Salop. to Capt. Lewkenor  +  *Lieutenant William Corbet I.O. Salop. to Capt. Lewkenor  
-Lieutenant         ​Edward Jones              (2)  +  *Lieutenant Edward Jones (2)  
-Lieutenant ​                ​John Lurcock ​               I.O. Worcester to Maj.Winnington +  *Lieutenant John Lurcock I.O. Worcester to Maj.Winnington 
-Lieutenant ​                ​Thomas Stanly ​             I.O. Salop. to Lt.Col. Holtby+  *Lieutenant Thomas Stanly I.O. Salop. to Lt.Col. Holtby
  
-Quartermaster ​         Charles Floyd                I.O. Montgomery+  *Quartermaster Charles Floyd I.O. Montgomery
  
 +=====Contemporary References=====
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
 +==Winnington'​s Deliquency==
 (1) SP.23.147.599 ​ (1) SP.23.147.599 ​
 Delinquency of John Winnington Delinquency of John Winnington
-John Sydobotham of Rudheath informeth that John Winnington of Rudheath,​late Butler at Axley was in the late wars a Captain and Major. 
  
 +John Sydobotham of Rudheath informeth that John Winnington of Rudheath, late Butler at Axley was in the late wars a Captain and Major.
 +
 +
 +==Forth to Percy==
 (2) Ruthven Correspondence ​ (2) Ruthven Correspondence ​
 The Earl of Forth to Lord Percy The Earl of Forth to Lord Percy
  
-Sir,you shall be pleased to deliver to the bearer hereoff,​Edward Jones Lieutennant in the Regiment of Sir Robert Howard'​ Dragoones,​for the use of their Regiment,​two hundred weight of powder,with match and shot proportional,​for which doing this shall be your warrant.+Sir, you shall be pleased to deliver to the bearer hereoff, Edward Jones Lieutennant in the Regiment of Sir Robert Howard'​ Dragoones, for the use of their Regiment, two hundred weight of powder, with match and shot proportional,​ for which doing this shall be your warrant. 
 Dated at Oxford this 20th of June 1643 Dated at Oxford this 20th of June 1643
  
 Forth Forth
 +
 +==Ludlow Billetting==
  
 (3) Shropshire Record Office (3) Shropshire Record Office
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 Item for billetting of soldiers besides officers under the command of Capteyne Blunden nowe deceased from the xxviith of Aprill 1643 untill the first of this instance June 1643 being 33th dayes  29li 10sh 6d Item for billetting of soldiers besides officers under the command of Capteyne Blunden nowe deceased from the xxviith of Aprill 1643 untill the first of this instance June 1643 being 33th dayes  29li 10sh 6d
 +
 +==Blunden to Ottley==
  
 Ottley Papers W. Blunden to Sir Francis Ottley Ottley Papers W. Blunden to Sir Francis Ottley
  
-I have this day sent a letter to our high Sheriffe to  +I have this day sent a letter to our high Sheriffe to know his pleasure what [is] to be done concerning my . . . Company of dragoones, I desire you to do me that favour to have an answer by this bearer from the Sherife of his resolutions ​what [is] to bo done, if that the Sherife be not in towne I desire you to open the letter, and to have your Resolution what is to be done, J. pray you to Aford your best Advise and furtherance what is to bo done, and you shall Command him, whom is yr Servant,
-know his pleasure what [is] to be done concerning my . . .  +
-Company of dragoones, I desire you to do me that favour to  +
-have an answer by this bearer from the Sherife of his resolu-  +
-tions what [is] to bo done, if that the Sherife be not in  +
-towne I desire you to open the letter, and to have your  +
-Resolution what is to be done, J. pray you to Aford your best  +
-Advise and furtherance what is to bo done, and you shall  +
-Command him, whom is yr Servant,+
    
-I have not as yet received my Cullers from our Coronell ; I  +I have not as yet received my Cullers from our Coronell ; I pray you to Com'​and. ​
-pray you to Com'​and. ​+
  
-To the Right Woo 11 his truly Affected Cosen Sir  +To the Right Woo 11 his truly Affected Cosen Sir Franceis Ottley Knight Gov'​ncr of Sallop this be presented. ​ 
-Franceis Ottley Knight Gov'​ncr of Sallop this be  + 
-presented. ​+==Blunden to Bromley==
  
 C. W. BLUNDEN TO HENRY BROMLEY, ESQ., HIGH SHERIFF. ​ C. W. BLUNDEN TO HENRY BROMLEY, ESQ., HIGH SHERIFF. ​
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 Noble Sir,  Noble Sir, 
  
-This day I have a warent from you to oure high  +This day I have a warent from you to oure high Constables of Slepe hundereds for the someninge of all from 16: t0 60. yeares to be at Bridgnorth one Wensday next which hath put me to a pussell therein, for I was resollved with what forse I had to have come to Sallop the 20 day, beinge to morrow, therfore, I desire to have your comaund whether I shall come for Sallope, or else for Bridgnorth, forthwith. We are altogether destitute of powther, bulletes, & match ; if I goe for Bridgnorth you must have a care to have all things there, otherwise we shalbe all together unfurnished ; soe with my respectes to you, desireing a speedy answer by this bearer, ​
-Constables of Slepe hundereds for the someninge of all from  +
-16: t0 60. yeares to be at Bridgnorth one Wensday next which  +
-hath put me to a pussell therein, for I was resollved with what  +
-forse I had to have come to Sallop the 20 day, beinge ​ +
-to morrow, therfore, I desire to have your comaund whether I  +
-shall come for Sallope, or else for Bridgnorth, forthwith. We  +
-are altogether destitute of powther, bulletes, & match ; if I  +
-goe for Bridgnorth you must have a care to have all things ​ +
-there, otherwise we shalbe all together unfurnished ; soe with  +
-my respectes to you, desireing a speedy answer by this bearer, ​+
 I shall ever rest,  I shall ever rest, 
  
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 March 19, 1642/3. W Blunden. ​ March 19, 1642/3. W Blunden. ​
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
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