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royalist:foot-regiments:francis-cooke [14/08/2019 15:51]
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   *August: Battle of Lostwithiel   *August: Battle of Lostwithiel
   *October: Second Battle of Newbury   *October: Second Battle of Newbury
-  *December: Loss of Salisbury?+  *December: Loss of Salisbury
  
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
-Possibly white-coated in April 1644; Cooke'​s carried blue flags differenced by white plates at Aldbourne Chase ((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846)).+Possibly white-coated in April 1644; Cooke'​s carried blue flags differenced by white plates at Aldbourne Chase as noted by Symonds ​((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846)) ((Harley Mss. 986.f.80)). 
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Colonel Francis Cooke==== ====Colonel Francis Cooke====
 Cooke'​s father, Thomas Cooke of Essex, raised a regiment for Parliament and the two were never reconciled, Francis being killed at the Siege of Colchester in 1648. Cooke'​s father, Thomas Cooke of Essex, raised a regiment for Parliament and the two were never reconciled, Francis being killed at the Siege of Colchester in 1648.
  
- ​Colonel Francis Cookes Regiment of Foot+=====Officer Lists===== 
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
-Harley Mss986.f.80+  *Colonel Francis Cooke ((E.94.12 also see Thomas Howard'​s Dragoons)) 
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel Thomas D’Abridgecourt ((E.94.12 also see Thomas Howard'​s Dragoons)) 
 +  *Sargeant Major Finch ((E.94.12 also see Thomas Howard'​s Dragoons)) 
 +  *Captain Burgesse ((Merc. Aul. 23.2.1643)) 
 +  *Captain Edward Penruddock I.O. Wiltshire 
 +  *Captain Marmion Walker ((Merc. Aul. 2.4.1643)) I.O. L + W
  
-Blue Colours,​White plates.+=====Contemporary References=====
  
-Colonel ​                         Francis Cooke                        (1) +==Marchant'​s Pension==
  
-Lieutenant Colonel ​     Thomas D’Abridgecourt ​        (1)+A pension of 40/- was granted to John Marchant, imprest for a soldier in the King's service under Capt. Penruddock and Col.  Cooke, who was maimed in the last fight near Winchester by the  treading of horses upon him.
  
-Sargeant Major                           ​Finch ​                         (1) +==Wiltshire ​records== 
-  +Victor writes: ​managed to visit the Record Office but my notes are brief as it was a short visit, see below.
-Captain ​                                       Burgesse ​                  (2) +
-Captain ​                         Edward Penruddock ​              ​I.O. ​Wiltshire +
-Captain ​                         Marmion Walker ​                     (3) I.O. L + W+
  
 +Wiltshire Record Office Trinity 1661
  
-1) E.94.12 also see Thomas Howards Dragoons. +Gyles Smallon of North Bradley pressed by Henry Kippinge tythingman and served under Captain Edward Penruddock as a foot soldier, served from beginning Alford fight, into Bristol and listed under Captain Painter in his Majesties Garrison at Berkeley Castle.
-2) Merc.Aul. 23.2.1643 . +
-3) Merc.Aul. ​  ​2.4.1643 ​+
  
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-A pension of 40/- was granted to John Marchant, imprest for a  
-soldier in the King's service under Capt. Penruddock and Col.  
-Cooke, who was maimed in the last fight near Winchester by the  
-treading of horses upon him. 
- 
-I managed to visit the Record Office but my notes are brief as it was a short visit,see below. 
- 
-Wiltshire Record Office Trinity 1661 
-Gyles Smallon of North Bradley pressed by Henry Kippinge tythingman and served under Captain Edward Penruddock as a foot soldier,​served from beginning Alford fight,into Bristol and listed under Captain Painter in his Majesties Garrison at Berkeley Castle. 
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====