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 There has been much debate regarding who was Colonel of the regiment; Lambton, Posthumous Kirton or Arthur Bassett, referred to at [[http://​www.newcastlesfoote.co.uk/​|Marquess of Newcastle'​s Regiment of Foote]]. The Duchess implies that Kirton led the regiment at Adwalton Moor while the certificate shown below demonstrates that Bassett was Colonel of the regiment, implying that Bassett was leader at Gainsborough and Marston Moor. These are not necessarily inconsistent,​ as Bassett could well have replaced Kirton after Adwalton, where Kirton was certainly involved in heavy fighting and might have been wounded.  ​ There has been much debate regarding who was Colonel of the regiment; Lambton, Posthumous Kirton or Arthur Bassett, referred to at [[http://​www.newcastlesfoote.co.uk/​|Marquess of Newcastle'​s Regiment of Foote]]. The Duchess implies that Kirton led the regiment at Adwalton Moor while the certificate shown below demonstrates that Bassett was Colonel of the regiment, implying that Bassett was leader at Gainsborough and Marston Moor. These are not necessarily inconsistent,​ as Bassett could well have replaced Kirton after Adwalton, where Kirton was certainly involved in heavy fighting and might have been wounded.  ​
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 +There is a brief history of the regiment at [[https://​www.newcastlesfoote.co.uk/​a-potted-history-of-the-marquess-of-newcastles-regiment-of-foote/​]]
  
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