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 Richard Lovelace spent his estate "by furnishing his two brothers Colonel Francis Lovelace and Captain William Lovelace (afterwards slain at Carmarthen) with men and money for the Kings cause, and his other brother called Dudley Posthumus Lovelace with moneys for his maintenance in Holland to study Tacticks and fortification in that school of war." Richard Lovelace spent his estate "by furnishing his two brothers Colonel Francis Lovelace and Captain William Lovelace (afterwards slain at Carmarthen) with men and money for the Kings cause, and his other brother called Dudley Posthumus Lovelace with moneys for his maintenance in Holland to study Tacticks and fortification in that school of war."
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 +==Carmarthen==
  
 Garrison in Carmarthen. Garrison in Carmarthen.
  
 Unfortunately no Parish records or Bishops transcripts for Carmarthen survive covering the Civil War period. ​ Unfortunately no Parish records or Bishops transcripts for Carmarthen survive covering the Civil War period. ​
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 +Long ORIGINAL letter Rowland Laugharne P6020164 mentions Lovelace'​s surrender
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 +==Lovelace in Virginia==
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 +Francis Lovelace was in Virginia at its surrender to the Parliamentary forces.
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 +From Colonial State Papers.
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 +May 1652
 +Petition of Colonel Francis Lovelace to the Council of State. ​
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 +That petit',​ according to Articles for surrender of Virginia, was [appointed] to give account to the late King of Scots, wheresoever he were, of the reduction of said Colony, and being appointed by the Commissioners authorized by Parliament to make his repair to said king. Prays their honor'​s order for a pass into France where hesupposeth said king to be, or else- where, ​
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 +1652, May 10. 
 +Pass by the Commissioners on behalf the Commonwealth of England for reducing the Colony of Virginia to her due obedience for Colonel Francis Lovelace with his servant, and necessaries to repair to the late king of Scots and to return without any let or molestation,​ "we having engaged the honor of the Parliament of England for fulfilling the Capitulations agreed upon between us amongst which this is one." ​
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 +Signed in the name of the Keepers of the liberty of the Commonwealth of England by Ric. Bennett and Wm. Claiborne ​
 +with their Seals. ​
  
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