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royalist:foot-regiments:robert-villiers [05/01/2019 12:38]
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 |**Active**|1643 to 1647| |**Active**|1643 to 1647|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
 +| |Wales|
 |**Allegiance**|Royalist| |**Allegiance**|Royalist|
 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
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 |**Colonel**|Robert Villiers| |**Colonel**|Robert Villiers|
 |**Area Raised**|Shropshire| |**Area Raised**|Shropshire|
 +| |North Wales|
 |**Coat Colour**|| |**Coat Colour**||
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//Royalist Shropshire regiment of foot perhaps ​ending up in garrison at Harlech Castle//+//Royalist Shropshire regiment of foot ending up in garrison at Harlech Castle//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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   *October: At Oxford   *October: At Oxford
 ====1644==== ====1644====
 +  *May: Prince Rupert authorises Lt Col. Owen to garrison Harlech Castle
 ====1645==== ====1645====
 +  *Garrison of Harlech Castle
 ====1646==== ====1646====
-  *June to March 1647: Besieged at Harlech Castle+  *June to March 1647: Besieged at Harlech Castle
 ====1647==== ====1647====
-  *March: Surrender at Harlech Castle?+  *March: Surrender at Harlech Castle
  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
-Mentioned at the [[http://​www.ecwsa.org/​hist1644oxfordregoffoote.html|ECWSA website]]+Mentioned at the [[http://​www.ecwsa.org/​hist1644oxfordregoffoote.html|ECWSA website]], garrison of the last Royalist castle to surrender in England and Wales.  
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 Equipped with 200 muskets and 100 pikes in October 1643 Equipped with 200 muskets and 100 pikes in October 1643
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 ==== Robert Villiers==== ==== Robert Villiers====
 Illegitimate son of Sir Robert Howard of Clun and Frances, the wife of John Villiers Viscount Purbeck. Illegitimate son of Sir Robert Howard of Clun and Frances, the wife of John Villiers Viscount Purbeck.
 +==== William Owen==== 
 +Governor of [[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Harlech_Castle|Harlech Castle]]
 ====Officer Lists==== ====Officer Lists====
  
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   *Colonel Robert Villiers   *Colonel Robert Villiers
-  *Lieutenant Colonel Sir Arthur Blayney (6)      +  *Lieutenant Colonel Sir Arthur Blayney (6) ??
   *Lieutenant Colonel William Owen  (2) + (3)   *Lieutenant Colonel William Owen  (2) + (3)
   *Sargeant Major Hugh Hookes (3)   *Sargeant Major Hugh Hookes (3)
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 (6) WO.55.459.482 (6) WO.55.459.482
 6cwt. of musket shot to Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Blayney at Burford. 30.9.1643 6cwt. of musket shot to Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Blayney at Burford. 30.9.1643
-However he and Owen would then both have been Lt. Cols. of the same regiment at the same time.+However he and Owen would then both have been Lt. Cols. of the same regiment at the same time. 
  
 Clennenau Mss 556 Clennenau Mss 556