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royalist:foot-regiments:francis-cooke [07/02/2016 23:31]
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 =====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
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 + ​Colonel Francis Cookes Regiment of Foot 
 + 
 +Harley Mss. 986.f.80 
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 +Blue Colours,​White plates. 
 + 
 +Colonel ​                         Francis Cooke                        (1)  
 + 
 +Lieutenant Colonel ​     Thomas D’Abridgecourt ​        (1) 
 + 
 +Sargeant Major                           ​Finch ​                         (1) 
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 +Captain ​                                       Burgesse ​                  (2) 
 +Captain ​                         Edward Penruddock ​              I.O. Wiltshire 
 +Captain ​                         Marmion Walker ​                     (3) I.O. L + W 
 + 
 + 
 +1) E.94.12 also see Thomas Howards Dragoons. 
 +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 =====