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 ====1645==== ====1645====
   *February: Relief of Chester?   *February: Relief of Chester?
 +  *February: Skirmish at Lancaut in the Forest of Dean??
   *June: Battle of Naseby   *June: Battle of Naseby
  
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-Belasyse was sent to command Royalist forces in Yorkshire in 1644 and handed over command of his Oxford Army regiment to Gilby. ​+Belasyse was sent to command Royalist forces in Yorkshire in 1644 and handed over command of his Oxford Army regiment to Gilby. In February 1645 a Parliamentarian report claimed the capture of 'Lt. Col. Gilby' at Lancaut in the Forest of Dean. While not conclusive, the local Royalist commander had been reinforced by foot sent by Prince Maurice (who had recently relieved Chester), so is at least plausible
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 Clad in either all red or all blue suits of coats, breeches and montero hats in July 1643 along with the other Royalist foot regiments then in Oxford ((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846)). Clad in either all red or all blue suits of coats, breeches and montero hats in July 1643 along with the other Royalist foot regiments then in Oxford ((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846)).