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 //whereas we have earnestly requested the Lord Marquess of Ormonde, Lieutenant General of Ireland, to send unto us out of Ireland 200 Foote with Firelocks, to be of ye Lifeguard under ye command of [ Blank ] These are therefore to require all Commanders, Bayliffes and Constables as well in the Principality of Wales, as elsewhere to give them all assistance for there landinge and march to us, unto Bristoll, and not to disturb them but suffer them to quarter in any place where their said officers shall thinke convenient. They not continuing above two nights in any one place,and behaving themselves orderly,// //whereas we have earnestly requested the Lord Marquess of Ormonde, Lieutenant General of Ireland, to send unto us out of Ireland 200 Foote with Firelocks, to be of ye Lifeguard under ye command of [ Blank ] These are therefore to require all Commanders, Bayliffes and Constables as well in the Principality of Wales, as elsewhere to give them all assistance for there landinge and march to us, unto Bristoll, and not to disturb them but suffer them to quarter in any place where their said officers shall thinke convenient. They not continuing above two nights in any one place,and behaving themselves orderly,//
 Given at ye Court at Bristoll this 19th March 1644/​5 ​ Given at ye Court at Bristoll this 19th March 1644/​5 ​
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 Charles P.’  ​ Charles P.’  ​
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 +In addition I have the following also in the West and possibly the firelocks served with them ? 
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 +Prince Charles Regiment of Guards
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 +Colonel Arthur Lord Capel
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 +Captain ​                               Allen                 (3)
 +Captain ​                        John Bishoppe ​    Ment. I.O.
 +Captain ​                        ​D'​Oilie Dyer            (2)
 +Captain ​                        ​William Egerton ​    I.O. L + W
 +Captain ​                        ​Thomas Warren ​   Ment. I.O. 
 +
 +Lieutenant ​                   William Power       (4)
 +Lieutenant ​                   John Price             I.O. L + W to Capt. Bishoppe
 +Lieutenant ​                   Nicholas Stevens I.O. Cornwall
 +Lieutenant ​                   Henry Wilston ​       I.O. Devon to Capt. Warren
 +
 +Ensign ​                         Ezekiel Stevens ​   I.O. Cornwall  ​
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 +Add.Mss. 78255
 +Counsell of Warr Bristol
 +9th March 1644/5
 +Mr Hinton thought a fitt person to goe into Cornwall and in ye nature of an agent from thence to desire 100 or 200 Firelocks for ye Prince Lifeguarde.
 +Letter to be written from the Prince to ye Marquess of Ormond to desire 200 firelocks for his Highness Lifeguard and because of (?) 100 to be sent first if the other can not be ready so soone.
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 +PRO.31.1.14
 +Charles Prince of Wales to Marquess of Ormonde
 +My Lord,
 +Being of my Fathers appointment come hither to encourage,​and unite the affection of the Western parts,the first thing I am intent upon is the speedy raysing my gards towards which I have a suite to make to your Lordship that you will ( if with convenience you may ) assist me with two Companies of 100 in each Company of Firelocks of the lightest marchingmen you have,or can procure,who may be fittest to go on parties with Captains and all other Officers to each Company.They shall serve only in my Regiment of Gards and shall be well paid.If your Lordship cannot speedily send so many,I desire one Company be sent as soone as may be,and the other after.I shall be glad to heare often from your Lordship, who am your most affectionate friend,
 +Charles P.
 +Bristol 11.3.1644/​5.’
 +Rec’vd 6.4.1645
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 +PRO.31.1.14
 +Orders for the Quartering of his Lifeguards by the Prince
 +‘Whereas we have earnestly requested the Lord Marquess of Ormonde,​Lieutenant General of Ireland,to send unto us out of Ireland 200 Foote with Firelocks,​to be of ye Lifeguard under ye command of [ Blank ]
 +Theses are therefore to require all Commanders,​Bayliffes and Constables as well in the Principality of Wales,as elsewhere to give them all assistance for there landinge and march to us,unto Bristoll,​and not to disturb them but suffer them to quarter in any place where their said officers shall thinke convenient.They not continuing above two nights in any one place,and behaving themselves orderly,
 +Given at ye Court at Bristoll this 19th March 1644/​5 ​
 +Charles P.’  ​
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 +(2) Egerton Mss. 2979 f.199
 +The humble petition of D'​oilie Dyer of Bedfordshire formerly Captain of your Majesties Guards in the West under ye Right Honourable ye Lord Capel deceased.
 +Sheweth that your petitioner at your Majessties leaving of ye Kingdome,ye petitioner vollentarilie went with his charge into Pendennis Cassell where he remayned the tyme of ye seige to a starving condistion & upon ye deliverance thereupon ye petitioner was sent out of ye nation into ye Isle of Jersey where after some tyme returned into ye land agayne & entered ye business of Colchester under ye command of Lord Capel.#
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 +E.353.4
 +Dyer is erroneously listed as a Lieutenant Colonel in the list of officers at the surrender of Pendennis.
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 +(3) PRO.31.1.19
 +Queen Henrietta Maria to Ormonde October 1646 St. Germans
 +Captain Allen has performed such services for the Prince of Wales in England and requires a certain position in Ireland.
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 +(4) PRO.31.1.8
 +Queen Henrietta Maria to Ormonde 24th July 1646
 +The services of Captain Thomas Bowen in the armies of our dearest Lord our King represented to you is returning with Lieutenant William Power and diverse soldiers named in his pass to his Country (Ireland) and recommending him. No regiment
  
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