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royalist:foot-regiments:arthur-radford [04/09/2018 10:57]
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-|**Active**|1646?​| ​+|**Active**|1644 to 1646?​| ​
 |**Country**|Dorset| |**Country**|Dorset|
 |**Allegiance**|Royalist| |**Allegiance**|Royalist|
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 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
-|**Field Armies**| |+|**Field Armies**|Garrison|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
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 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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 +====1644====
 +  *Garrison at Sturminster Castle
 +  *Summer: Evacuate on the approach of Essex'​s army
 +====1645====
 ====1646==== ====1646====
   *June: Radford compounds on Exeter articles   *June: Radford compounds on Exeter articles
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 Of Develish, Dorset Of Develish, Dorset
  
-Colonel Arthur Radfords Regiment of Foot+====Officer Lists==== 
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user '​1642'​
  
-Colonel Arthur Radford+  *Colonel Arthur Radford 
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel John Dirdo
  
-Lieutenant ​Colonel ​                     John Dirdo+  *Lieutenant ​Morgan Cave  I.O. Dorset to Lt. Col. Dirdo 
 +  *Lieutenant Clifford Hussy I.O. Dorset 
 +  *Lieutenant Henry Willys I.O. Somerset
  
-Sargeant Major +=====Contemporary References===== 
- +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user '1642
-Captain Lieutenant +
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-Captain +
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-Lieutenant ​                                   Morgan Cave  I.O. Dorset to Lt. Col. Dirdo +
-Lieutenant ​                                   Clifford Hussy I.O. Dorset +
-Lieutenant ​                                   Henry Willys ​  I.O. Somerset+
  
 Here Lieth the body of John Dirdo Gent. Who died the 27th December 1691 Here Lieth the body of John Dirdo Gent. Who died the 27th December 1691
  
-Arthur Radford Colonel for the King summoned the County to appear at Sturminster for raising souldiers,​Robert Busbridge was sat at the Table with him.+Arthur Radford Colonel for the King summoned the County to appear at Sturminster for raising souldiers, Robert Busbridge was sat at the Table with him.
  
 Busbridge secretly took bribes of between 5 and 10 shillings to strike out certain mens names from the list to be soldiers under Radford. Busbridge secretly took bribes of between 5 and 10 shillings to strike out certain mens names from the list to be soldiers under Radford.
  
 The Regiment were in garrison at Sturminster Castle with Radford as Governor but left the Castle in 1644 upon the advance of the Parliamentary Army. The Regiment were in garrison at Sturminster Castle with Radford as Governor but left the Castle in 1644 upon the advance of the Parliamentary Army.
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====