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 ====Colonel William Murray==== ====Colonel William Murray====
 A Scots soldier and associate of Prince Rupert. ​ A Scots soldier and associate of Prince Rupert. ​
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 +Lord Henry Percys regiment of Foot
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 +Uniform White Coats  Harl. Mss.986.f.75
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 +Colours White with blue crescents Harl. Mss.986.f.82
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 +Lieutenant Colonel ​  Henry Bard                   ​(1) ​
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 +Sargeant Major          Thomas Brady            (2)
 +Sargeant Major          Henry Crompton ​        Ment. I.O.
 +Sargeant Major          Anthony Wharton ​      (5)
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 +Captain ​                                    ​Dangerfield ​   (3)
 +Captain ​                      ​Andrew Forrester ​      Ment. I.O. 
 +Captain ​                      David Whitford ​           (6) + I.O. L + W
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 +Lieutenant ​                 Thomas Hall                (5)
 +Lieutenant ​                 William Martyn ​           (4) 
 +Lieutenant ​                 John Steley ​                I.O. L + W to Capt. Forrester
 +Lieutenant ​                ​Thomas Theobald ​     I.O. Suffolk to Sgnt. Maj. Crompton
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 +Ensign ​                      ​George Heigham ​        I.O. Suffolk to Sgnt Maj. Crompton
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 +(1) WO.55.459.368 ​  ​2.8.1643 ​
 +30 Muskets and 6 Halberds to Lt.Col. Bard for the present supply of my Regiment.Henry Percy
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 +(2) E.62.4 ​ Mercurius Civicus 20th to 28th July,​1643. ​
 +The examination of John Dod, Clerk
 +Saith that after he had suffered many miseries in this rebellion of Ireland,he repaired into this Kingdom,and some occasions carrying him to Oxford,he stayed there seven weeks and came out of Oxford June 13,1643.
 +That during his stay there,he saw a great number of Irish rebels whom he very well knew to have had an hand in the most barbarous actions of that rebellion,​as the dashing of small infants in pieces,the ripping up of women with child,and the like; among whom was one Thomas Brady who at Turbet,in the County of Cavan in the Province of Ulster in Ireland,​within seven miles where this said examinant lived,as 36 old men, and women and children,​not able to flie,were passing over a bridge,​caused them all to be thrown into the water,where they were all drowned.
 +That this Brady is now at Oxford,in great favour,and Sargeant Major to Colonel Percy,his Regiment.
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 +WO55.459.11
 +To Sir Jo: Heydon Knt. Lieutenant Generall of the Ordnance and to ye Officers of the same.
 +You are forthwith upon sight hereof to receive out of his Majesties Magazine two hundred weight of match and one hundred thereof to deliver to Maior Wharton for ye use of my Regiment and ye other to deliver to Maior Cotterell for ye use of Collonell Gerards Regiment and for your soe doeinge this shalbe your warrant.
 +Dated at Oxford ye 4. of March 1643
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 +Percy
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 +WO55.459.11
 +4. die March 1643
 +Rec'd out of his Majesties stores according to ye warrant within written for ye use of the Lord Percys Regiment of Foote
 +Match 1cwt 
 +The mark of Andrew Miller AM
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 +(3) DRO.QSP.128.28.4 + 5. 
 +Petition of Richard Greepe served as a foot soldier under Capt. Dangerfield in the regiment of Col. Piercy and afterwards under Capt. Bartholomew Gidley (Sir John Aclands regiment of Foot).
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 +There is a strong possibility that in fact he served under Col. Edmund Pierce although he did not have a regiment of Foot.
 +Greepe states that he served at Banbury,​Reading and Hampton house as well as the siege of Plymouth. ​
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 +(4) WO.55.459.276 + 7  24.6.1643
 +Received out of his Majesties stores (being borrowed of Collonell Lunsfords Regiment formerly brought into the said stores whereof I have undertaken to give satisfaction & to returne the same upon demand) (in regard his Majesties Magazine could not afford any).
 +Drumbe- ​  one
 +Willm Martyn Lieutenant to General Percy.
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 +(5) WO.55.459.360
 +9 Halbards,2 drums,4 pikes & 79 swords to Sargeant Major Wharton of my Regiment of Foot.
 +Percy. Signed Lieutenant Thos. Hall. 13.7.1643
 +WO.55.459.547/​8
 +2 Barrels of powder,​match and ball .Sgt.Maj Wharton 24.10.1643
 +WO.55.459.552 Signed Anthony Wharton 24.10.1643.
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 +(6) SP29.361.76
 +Petition of David Whitford Clerk,​faithfully served your Maesty in all wars and your father of blessed memory.
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *July 1645: 500 in Glamorgan   *July 1645: 500 in Glamorgan