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 |**Area Raised**|South Wales| |**Area Raised**|South Wales|
 |**Coat Colour**| | |**Coat Colour**| |
-|**Flag Colour**|Black ​or White| +|**Flag Colour**|Black ​?|
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
 |**Field Armies**|Goring 1645| |**Field Armies**|Goring 1645|
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 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//Welsh Royalist foot serving in the West Country ​in 1645//+//Welsh Royalist foot serving in the West Country ​under Goring and Hopton//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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 ====1645==== ====1645====
   *July: Battle of Langport   *July: Battle of Langport
 +  *October: Fortifying Cullompton
 +  *October: Skirmish at Cullompton
 +  *November to December: Sick soldiers quartered at Chudleigh
    
 ====1646==== ====1646====
   *February: Battle of Torrington   *February: Battle of Torrington
-  *March to August: Besieged at Pendennis Castle+  *March to August: Besieged ​and surrender ​at Pendennis Castle
  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
 +Raised in 1645 and served at Langport battle with Colonel John Slaughter'​s Regiment of Foot and later at Collumpton with them in October 1645.
 +
 =====Flags and Equipment===== =====Flags and Equipment=====
-Likely either ​black or white colours at Langport, where two Royalist regiments fired on each other by mistake. +Either ​black or white colours at Langport, where two Royalist regiments fired on each other by mistake. ​The Regiment ​almost certainly had Black Colours at Langport
-=====Notable Officers===== +
-====Matthew Wise==== +
-Colonel Matthew Wises' ​Regiment ​of Foot+
  
-Colonel ​                             Matthew Wise+Anglia Rediviva. Battle of  Langport
  
-Lieutenant Colonel+ ​‘whereupon their Regiment of White Colours; and Black Colours of Foot before ever they engaged, marched away apace.’
  
-Sargeant Major                Robert Rustat ​        I.O. L + W 
  
-Captain ​                             Herbert Rimbron ​  I.O. Glamorgan. +=====Notable Officers===== 
-Captain ​                             John Morgan ​        I.O. Brecon. ​ +====Matthew Wise==== 
-Captain+Wise's armorial bearings were Sa, 3 Chevronells ermine (black with three thin ermine chevrons)
  
-Ensign ​                              Lyson Harry           I.O. Glamorgan. +====Officer Lists==== 
-Ensign ​                              ​William Morgan ​    I.O. Brecon. +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user '​1642'​
-  +
-Raised in 1645 +
-Served at Langport battle with Colonel John Slaughters Regiment of Foot and later at Collumpton with them in October 1645.+
  
-The Regiment almost certainly had Black Colours at Langport+  *Colonel Matthew Wise 
 +  *Sargeant Major Robert Rustat I.O. L + W
  
-Anglia RedivivaBattle of  Langport+  *Captain Herbert Rimbron I.O. Glamorgan. 
 +  *Captain John Morgan I.O. Brecon. ​
  
- ‘whereupon their Regiment of White Colours; and Black Colours of Foot before ever they engaged,​marched away apace.+  *Ensign Lyson Harry I.O. Glamorgan. 
 +  *Ensign William Morgan I.O. Brecon. 
 +  
 +=====Contemporary References=====
  
-Armorial bearings  +E.264.25 Perfect Occurrences of Parliament ​3-10.10.1645
-Sa Chevronells ermine+
  
 +News from Major General Masseys Quarters.
  
-E.340.16 
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-E.264.25 Perfect Occurrences of Parliament 3-10.10.1645 
-News from Major General Masseys Quarters. 
 ‘Sir, ‘Sir,
-Prince Charles is at Launson [ Launceston ],​Greenevill is not yet come out of Cornwall,​Major Generall Harris commands the siege before Plimouth,​and hath betweene ​ fifteen hundred or neere two thousand horse and foot: Gorings Headquarters at  Tharverton [ Thorverton ],part of his  foot lye at Silverton,​and part of them at Bradninch,​and two Regiments at Colehampton [ Collumpton ],commanded by Collonel Wise and Collonel Slaughter,​they are fortifying on the East part of the towne,and likewise the Church.There horsequarters about Broadcliffe [ Broadclyst ], BishopsCliffe,​Humiterscliffe,​Plumtree,​Kew,​Stoak,​Butterley,​Hetherix,​and in all the villages betweene that and the South sea,and do command the Country by parties as far as Autree,and Hunniton,​over Keesbeene and Luppit,and intend to eat out that part of the Country,​that we may have no provision in the Castle,they are forced to retreat.Goring being lately in debate whether he would give battle or not this year,it was resolved by him upon the question after argued,that he knew Massey had 5000 foot come to him,but that if he came further into the Country,he would give him battle,But if Fairfax come down,he must be forced to intrench himself into Exceter’.+Prince Charles is at Launson [Launceston],​ Greenevill is not yet come out of Cornwall, Major Generall Harris commands the siege before Plimouth, and hath betweene fifteen hundred or neere two thousand horse and foot: Gorings Headquarters at Tharverton [Thorverton],​ part of his  foot lye at Silverton, and part of them at Bradninch, and two Regiments at Colehampton [Collumpton],​ commanded by Collonel Wise and Collonel Slaughter, they are fortifying on the East part of the towne, and likewise the Church. There horsequarters about Broadcliffe [Broadclyst],​ BishopsCliffe,​ Humiterscliffe,​ Plumtree, Kew, Stoak, Butterley, Hetherix, and in all the villages betweene that and the South sea, and do command the Country by parties as far as Autree, and Hunniton, over Keesbeene and Luppit, and intend to eat out that part of the Country, that we may have no provision in the Castle, they are forced to retreat. Goring being lately in debate whether he would give battle or not this year, it was resolved by him upon the question after argued, that he knew Massey had 5000 foot come to him, but that if he came further into the Country, he would give him battle, But if Fairfax come down, he must be forced to intrench himself into Exceter’.
 From Milverton the 2. of October 1645 From Milverton the 2. of October 1645
  
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 "That Colonel Wise and all his Officers and soldiers of his regiment or as many as desire it to be shipt in Falmouth Harbour and landed in Swansea in Wales and those that are of Cornwall be landed at Looe and those of Devon at Yalme."​ "That Colonel Wise and all his Officers and soldiers of his regiment or as many as desire it to be shipt in Falmouth Harbour and landed in Swansea in Wales and those that are of Cornwall be landed at Looe and those of Devon at Yalme."​
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====