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 ==== Arthur Radford==== ==== Arthur Radford====
 Of Develish, Dorset Of Develish, Dorset
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 +Colonel Arthur Radfords Regiment of Foot
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 +Colonel Arthur Radford
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 +Lieutenant Colonel ​                     John Dirdo
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 +Sargeant Major
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 +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
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 +Here Lieth the body of John Dirdo Gent. Who died the 27th December 1691
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 +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.
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 +Busbridge secretly took bribes of between 5 and 10 shillings to strike out certain mens names from the list to be soldiers under Radford.
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 +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.
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====