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royalist:foot-regiments:cuthbert-conyers [31/01/2018 15:47]
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royalist:foot-regiments:cuthbert-conyers [09/05/2020 13:38] (current)
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 |**Colonel**|Cuthbert Conyers|  |**Colonel**|Cuthbert Conyers|
 |**Area Raised**|Yorkshire?​| |**Area Raised**|Yorkshire?​|
-|**Coat Colour**| |  +|**Coat Colour**|Black??|  
-|**Flag Colour**|| +|**Flag Colour**|Black?|
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
-|**Field Armies**|Newcastle ​1643-4|+|**Field Armies**|Newcastle ​1642-4|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//Royalist Regiment of Foot serving in the North//+//Royalist Regiment of Foot serving in the North with Newcastle'​s army//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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 ====1642==== ====1642====
   *November: Skirmish at Wetherby?   *November: Skirmish at Wetherby?
 +  *December: Battle of Tadcaster
  
 ====1643==== ====1643====
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 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 +Referring to the royalist attack on Tadcaster in Dec 1642, Fairfax ​ ((//The Fairfax Correspondence (Volume 2); Memoirs of the Reign of Charles the First//, G W Johnson, R.Bentley London 1848)) mentions two regiments involved in the assault as the black regiment and the red regiment. Possibly this is in reference to coat colours, but more likely refers to flag colours. Those regiments were Conyers'​ and another described as Newcastle'​s 'life guard'​. Therefore Conyers'​ may have carried black flags, as the [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​marquis-of-newcastle|Marquis of Newcastle'​s Regiment of Foot]] perhaps carried red flags. This appears to be the most likely interpretation but its quite possible this was the other way around. ​
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====