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 A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in //Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army// by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press). A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in //Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army// by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).
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 +Colonel Sir Jacob Astleys Regiment of Foot
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 +Lieutenant Colonel ​   Thomas Coningsby ​        I.O. Hereford.
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 +Sargeant Major           Toby Bowes                   ​(8) ​
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 +Captain Lieutenant ​             Jackson ​               (5) 
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 +Captain ​                       Elias Ashmole ​               (1)
 +Captain ​                       Francis Bowles ​            (9)
 +Captain ​                       Edward Bray                   I.O. Surrey
 +Captain ​                       John Blyth                       (2)
 +Captain ​                       Matthew Gore                  I.O. L + W. 
 +Captain ​                       Hastings Keyte               (4)
 +Captain ​                       Edmund Parker *            I.O. Warks.
 +Captain ​                                  ​Walley ​                  ​(7)  ​
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 +Lieutenant ​                ​Salathiel Baxter ​             (7)
 +Lieutenant ​                ​Francis Bowles ​              I.O. L + W. to Capt. Gore 
 +Lieutenant ​                ​Fitzwilliam Coningsby I.O. Hereford. to Lt. Col. Coningsby
 +Lieutenant ​                  ​George Fawkett ​            I.O. L + W. to Capt. Bray
 +Lieutenant ​                  John Loveday ​               I.O. Warks.
 +Lieutenant ​                  ​Edmund Parker *           ​(3) ​
 +Lieutenant ​                 Raphe Wright ​                 (6) to Lt. Col. Coningsby
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 +Ensign ​                        ​Samuel Hickin ​                I.O. Staffs.
 +Ensign ​                        John Keymor ​                 I.O. Somerset
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 +Originally Colonel Richard Fieldings Regiment but given to Sir Jacob Astley in May 1643 following Fieldings Court Martiall for the surrender of Reading.
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 +(1) Ashmole Mss.1136.f.211
 +Commission as Captain of Foot 12.3.1646 at Worcester.
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 +(2) SP23.69.478 ​
 +Extract
 +To the Honourable Committee for Compounding with Delinquents sitting att Gouldsmiths Hall
 +The humble petition of John Blythe of Colesell in the County of Warwick gent
 +Sheweth that your petitioner was Captaine of a Foote Company ​ under ye Command of Sir Jacob Astley Knt. for which his offence hee acknowledgeth to have displeased the Parliament and is thereby become under the notion of a Delinquent.
 +And that being in the Garrison of  Pendennis at the tyme of the rendicion of the same humbly craves the benefitt of the Articles agreed thereunto.
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 +2. September 1646 refer'​d to the sub committee.
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 +SP23.69.476
 +Certificate of William Batten that Capt.John Blyth was a Commissioner in Pendennis.
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 +(3) SP.CSPD1644 GET CORRECT SP.
 +Letter extract.
 +Sir Edward Nicholas to the Earl of Forth 14.4.1644 Oxford
 +'This bearer,​Edmund Parker,late a Lieutenant in Sir Jacob Astley'​s Regiment,​was taken prisoner at Alton,and hath procured liberty to solicit for his exchange for one John Johnson,now prisoner in the Castle here,to obtain which he comes recommended from Sir Jacob Astey.'​
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 +(4) Baronetage of England
 +‘Hastings Keyte son of John Keyte of Ebbrington Gloucestershire.Baptised 5.4.1621;he was a gentleman of great bravery,and true loyalty,​faithfully serving King Charles 1 in the quality of a Captain,​under the command of Sir Jacob (  afterwards Lord ) Astley,till being overpowered by the rebels,he was,after a sharp and obstinate resistance,​slain in the battle near Stow,on the 21st day of March 1645/6,and lies buried at Stowe.’ ​
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 +His slab lies near the Altar of Saint Edwards Church in Stow on the Wold,be careful not to be standing on it inadvertently. ​
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 +E.334.1
 +Lord Astley was taken prisoner at Stow by Nicholas Whitehead,​servant to Major Hankefford of the Warwick Regiment.He gave his arms and money to Whitehead,​seven pounds in Gold and three pounds in Silver.
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 +SP28.128.17 Devon  (extract)
 +30 old hangings taken out of Sir Jacob Astleys house and made into wastcoats,​quantity 100 for the use of the poor souldiers by order
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 +Waistcoats
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 +The Waistcoats were distributed to Parliamentary soldiers below.
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 +December 23 1644 
 +6 souldiers of Lt.Col. Moors                                              6 
 +Captain Bawdon 6 souldiers ​                                            6
 +Ensign Bickley for 4 souldiers of Lt. Boveys Co.         4
 +Captain Martin 6 of his souldiers ​                                    6
 +Ensign Lea for 6 souldiers of Lt. Col. Creims [?] Co.   ​6 ​    
 +Captain Basketts Lt. for 5 souldiers ​                               5          ​
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 +(5) Public Record Office
 +WO55.1661.215
 +24. June (1643)
 +dd (delivered) out of his Maj. stores to Captaine Jackson for Sir Jacob Astley his own Companie
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 +Musketts ​             9
 +Bandaleares ​      7
 +Pykes                   3
 +Halberts ​              1
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 +(6) WO55.1661.218
 +30. June 1643
 +Delivered out f his Majesties stores to Raphe Wright Lieutenant to Lieutenant Colonell Connisbye of Sir Jacob Astley his Regiment
 +Long Pikes 7 
 +Rec'd Ra: Wright
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 +(7) WO55.459. ​ part 2
 +I pray deliver unto Lt. Backster Officer to Capt. Walley in my readgment two muskits with Bandaleres of the   armes that were delivered in of the   ar now received and this shalbe your warrant this seventh of July 1643
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 +Jacob Asteley
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 +Eod die
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 +dd out of his Maj. stores to Lifetennant Backster Lifetennant to Capt: Walley of Sr Jacob Astleys Regiment
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 +Musketts ​       2
 +Bandaleeres ​ 2
 +Salathiell Baxter
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 +(8) WO55.459 Part 2 before 350.(reverse of above) P5030139
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 +TOBY Bowes Sergente Maior
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 +(9) SP29.2.174.i
 +Extract
 +The humble petition of Francis Bowles
 +Sheweth
 +Your Highnes petitioner,​in the beginninge of the late  warrs in England,and as in dutie bound did ingage in his late Majesties service,and at the Battle of Edge hill was shott with a cannon Bullett being a Captaine under Sir Jacob Astlie,and there left and stript with the dead,the next day on the view of the corpses,​life being found in him,your highnes petitioner was carried to Oxford.His (Majesty) of never dying memory commanded more the ordinary care to be taken of him,whose command made him afterward capable to serve in the feild at Bristow,at Nasbie,at the Vale of Easham was taken prisoner,​his other arme broake and carried to Warwick Castle,​there continued duringe the time of the warr.
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 +This appears to confirm that Lieutenant Francis is a different man.
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 ====Colonel Richard Fielding==== ====Colonel Richard Fielding====