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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in //Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army// by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press). ​ A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in //Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army// by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press). ​
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 ====Colonel George Barnes==== ====Colonel George Barnes====
-A professional soldier, according to Edmund Ludlow he originally fought for Parliament but changed sides to the Royalists when his pay was not forthcoming. His son was killed at Lyme Regis in 1644 and he remained loyal to the King thereafter. ​+A professional soldier, ​in 1660 he claimed to have been loyal to the King throughout, but according to Edmund Ludlow he originally fought for Parliament but changed sides to the Royalists when his pay was not forthcoming. His son was killed at Lyme Regis in 1644 and he remained loyal to the King thereafter. ​
  
-Colonel George Barnes Regiment of Foot+====Officer Lists==== 
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
-Colonel ​                          ​George Barnes+  *Colonel George Barnes 
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel James Bardsey I.O. L + W 
 +  *Sargeant Major (unknown)
  
-Lieutenant Colonel ​      James Bardsey ​   ​I.O. W+  *Captain Bishop (2) +  E.1071.1  
 +  *Captain Thomas Pierce Ment. I.O.  
 +  *Captain Thomas White (MAYBE NOT A CAPTAIN) 
 +  *Captain Henry Williams (1) I.O. Dorset.
  
-Sargeant Major+  *Lieutenant Guy Charles I.O. Cornwall 
 +  *Lieutenant Henry Morton I.O. Dorset. 
 +  *Lieutenant Jeffrey Pope I.O. Wilts. to Capt. Pierce ​
  
-Captain ​                                         Bishop ​    (2) +  E.1071.1  +  *Ensign Nicholas Bush I.O. L + W
-Captain ​                          ​Thomas Pierce ​    Ment. I.O.  +
-Captain ​                          ​Thomas White      MAYBE NOT A CAPTAIN +
-Captain ​                          Henry Williams ​    (1) + I.O. Dorset. +
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-Lieutenant ​                     Guy Charles ​         I.O. Cornwall +
-Lieutenant ​                     Henry Morton ​       I.O. Dorset. +
-Lieutenant ​                     Jeffrey Pope          I.O. Wilts. to Capt. Pierce  +
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-Ensign ​                           Nicholas Bush       ​I.O. L + W+
  
 +=====Contemporary References=====
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
 SP29.25.57 ​  ​December 1660 ? SP29.25.57 ​  ​December 1660 ?
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 The humble petition of Coll George Barnes The humble petition of Coll George Barnes
 Sheweth Sheweth
-That your petitioner at the beginning of these late unhappy warres,​out ​od a deepe sense of his loyalty to his Majestys late father of blessed memory,did sell an Estate which had bine in your petitioners name and his Ancestors for 500 yeares,and did therewith raise and arme a Regiment of 1200 foote for his Majesties service,and with that Regiment tooke in Wardour Castle,and rendred Coll Ludlow a prisoner to his Majestie att Oxford,and after that,being commanded by his Majestie to joyne with Prince Maurice att the seige of Lyme  where your petitioner had command of a Brigade,​your petitioner there received three muskett shotts in a quarter of an hower and his only sonne slayne by his side,and was afterwards in all his Majesties engagements soe long as the warre contynued.+That your petitioner at the beginning of these late unhappy warres, out of a deepe sense of his loyalty to his Majestys late father of blessed memory, did sell an Estate which had bine in your petitioners name and his Ancestors for 500 yeares, and did therewith raise and arme a Regiment of 1200 foote for his Majesties service, and with that Regiment tooke in Wardour Castle, and rendred Coll Ludlow a prisoner to his Majestie att Oxford, and after that, being commanded by his Majestie to joyne with Prince Maurice att the seige of Lyme  where your petitioner had command of a Brigade, your petitioner there received three muskett shotts in a quarter of an hower and his only sonne slayne by his side, and was afterwards in all his Majesties engagements soe long as the warre contynued.
  
 Perhaps his son was Sargeant Major of the Regiment. Perhaps his son was Sargeant Major of the Regiment.
  
 (1) Ludlow (1) Ludlow
-'A Relation of mine,one Capt. Henry Williams who commanded a Company in Colonel Barns his Regiment,​desiring to be admitted to speak with me,and I consenting, he endeavoured to persuade me to a surrender,​offering me any conditions I would ask;but his arguments made no impression with me.'+'A Relation of mine, one Capt. Henry Williams who commanded a Company in Colonel Barns his Regiment, desiring to be admitted to speak with me, and I consenting, he endeavoured to persuade me to a surrender, offering me any conditions I would ask; but his arguments made no impression with me.'
  
 (2) Memoirs of Edmund Ludlow (2) Memoirs of Edmund Ludlow
 Sat on the Council of War with Col Doddington and Captain Leicester. Sat on the Council of War with Col Doddington and Captain Leicester.
 He was with Lt. Col. Bardsey SEE E.1071.1 He was with Lt. Col. Bardsey SEE E.1071.1
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 SP19.142.12 ​ SP19.142.12 ​
 Thomas White of Morton Co. Dorset Thomas White of Morton Co. Dorset
-Was in arms 1644,and was an officer in Col. Barnes Regiment under Prince Maurice,​when Lyme Regis was besieged by the Prince.+Was in arms 1644, and was an officer in Col. Barnes Regiment under Prince Maurice, when Lyme Regis was besieged by the Prince.
  
 Siege of Wardour Castle Siege of Wardour Castle
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *Barnes claimed to have raised a regiment of 1200 men
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====