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royalist:foot-regiments:sir-francis-wortley [09/04/2012 00:39] external edit
royalist:foot-regiments:sir-francis-wortley [16/07/2014 23:25] (current)
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 +  *June: Besieged at Wortley Hall (Wotton House)? ​
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir Francis Wortley==== ====Sir Francis Wortley====
 +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Sir_Francis_Wortley,​_1st_Baronet|Sir Francis Wortley]] was briefly famous as the first Royalist to draw his sword for the King, in April 1642. He was captured in 1644 and remained as a prisoner in London until his death in 1652. His son, another Francis Wortley, also served the King as a colonel until surrendering in 1645((//The Old Service: Royalist regimental colonels and the Civil War, 1642-6// P.R. Newman, Manchester University Press, 1993. ISBN 0-7190-3752-2)).
 ====Sir Robert Howard==== ====Sir Robert Howard====
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====