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 |**Area Raised**|Warwickshire| |**Area Raised**|Warwickshire|
 | |Oxfordshire| | |Oxfordshire|
-|**Coat Colour**|unknown| +|**Coat Colour**|Green??|
 |**Flag Colour**|unknown|  |**Flag Colour**|unknown|
 |**Flag Design**|unknown|  |**Flag Design**|unknown|
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   *August: Siege of Warwick Castle   *August: Siege of Warwick Castle
   *August: Battle of Southam   *August: Battle of Southam
 +  *October: Quartered at Bramley
   *October: Siege of Banbury   *October: Siege of Banbury
   *November: Storm of Brentford   *November: Storm of Brentford
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   *Garrison of Banbury   *Garrison of Banbury
   *May: Skirmish at Middleton Cheney   *May: Skirmish at Middleton Cheney
 +  *May: Quartered at Culham Camp
   *September: Attempt on Leicester   *September: Attempt on Leicester
  
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   *January to May: Besieged at Banbury Castle   *January to May: Besieged at Banbury Castle
   *May: Surrender at Banbury Castle   *May: Surrender at Banbury Castle
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 +=====Notes=====
 +
 +=====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 +Northampton'​s regiment are often said to have worn green coats as early as 1642. A Royalist William Legge was captured at the battle of Southam on August 23rd because he mistook John Hampden'​s men for the Earl of Northampton'​s,​ supposedly because of similar uniforms ((//​Men-at-Arms 014 - The English Civil War Armies//, Peter Young & Michael Roffe 1994, Osprey Publishing ISBN:​0850451191)). However Hampden'​s men had not received their uniforms at this date, see [[parliamentarian:​foot-regiments:​john-hampden|Colonel John Hampden’s Regiment of Foot]].
  
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====