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royalist:foot-regiments:sir-herbert-price [22/11/2019 15:49]
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royalist:foot-regiments:sir-herbert-price [11/01/2020 17:57] (current)
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   *February: Storm of Coleford?   *February: Storm of Coleford?
   *March: Battle of Highnam?   *March: Battle of Highnam?
-  *April: Besieged at Hereford+  *April: Besieged at Hereford ​(det?)
  
 ====1644==== ====1644====
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 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
-Clothed by Capt Saunders of Brecon. ​ 
 In November 1642 received match, powder and musket shot, showing their musketeers used matchlocks. ​ In November 1642 received match, powder and musket shot, showing their musketeers used matchlocks. ​
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 +Clothed by Capt Saunders of Brecon in 1645/6, who is said to have clothed 2000 men of Charles Gerard'​s forces.
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir Herbert Price==== ====Sir Herbert Price====
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   *Lieutenant John Edwards ​           ​   *Lieutenant John Edwards ​           ​
   *Lieutenant William Meredith ​         ​   *Lieutenant William Meredith ​         ​
-  *Lieutenant Thomas Perry          ​+  *Lieutenant Thomas Perry, Lt to Capt Saunders ​         
   *Lieutenant Thomas Powell ​         ​   *Lieutenant Thomas Powell ​         ​
   *Lieutenant Walter Powell ​               *Lieutenant Walter Powell ​            
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   *Lieutenant John Roberts ​           ​   *Lieutenant John Roberts ​           ​
  
-  *Ensign Mathew Arobrey ​     ​  ​+  *Ensign Mathew Arobrey ​(an apothecary) Ens to Capt Saunders ​  ​  ​
   *Ensign Howell John                  *Ensign Howell John               
   *Ensign David William ​             ​   *Ensign David William ​             ​
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 5. That the said William Herbert did voluntarily goe out of the said garrison of Brecon with other of the townsmen to oppose the Parliament under the command of Sir William Waller to the Towne of Abergavenny,​ being 12 miles distant from Brecon with his horse and armes. 5. That the said William Herbert did voluntarily goe out of the said garrison of Brecon with other of the townsmen to oppose the Parliament under the command of Sir William Waller to the Towne of Abergavenny,​ being 12 miles distant from Brecon with his horse and armes.
  
-Witnesses Edw.Rumsey Esq, Rog. Thomas gent, Thomas Wms gent, Thomas Williams of Bueleth gent, Charles Roberts gent, Roger Thos. of  Merthyer gent, Samuel Pritchard Gent, Henry Powell, John Gunter. ​+Witnesses Edw. Rumsey Esq, Rog. Thomas gent, Thomas Wms gent, Thomas Williams of Bueleth gent, Charles Roberts gent, Roger Thos. of  Merthyer gent, Samuel Pritchard Gent, Henry Powell, John Gunter. ​
  
  
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 That in the yeares 1644, 1645 + 1646 when Colonel Herbert Price was Collonel under the late Kinge and Commander in chiefe ​ of the Towne and County of Brecon for the said Kinge, the said William Saunders was Captayne and did command a Company of one hundred foote for the service of the said Kinge in the then garrison of Brecon & did exercise his men and keep guards, scouts and centries & forced the Townsmen that were listed under his command to pay moneys by way of distresse for not watchinge and attendinge their duties under him accorfinge to ye commands and direccions by him given them, and the said Capt. Saunders did leade & conduct his said men out of the said Towne for the service of the said Kinge against the Parliament & their forces, and did voluntarily contribute the vallue of 300li in cloth for clotheinge the foot Regiment of the said Colonell Price for the service of the said Kinge against the Parliament and did otherwise voluntarily ayd and assist the late Kinge and his forces against the Parliament and their forces with moneys horses armes ammunition and intelligence to ye advantage of the enemies strength & power & the weakeninge of the Parliaments interest in all South Wales, the said Towne and County beinge a very considerable part thereof for which the said William Saunders Capitall Delinquency and high actinges against the Parliament hee is exempted by name from pardon amongst other Grand and Capitall Delinquents in South Wales in the Act of the 23th February 1648 as by the same may appeare. That in the yeares 1644, 1645 + 1646 when Colonel Herbert Price was Collonel under the late Kinge and Commander in chiefe ​ of the Towne and County of Brecon for the said Kinge, the said William Saunders was Captayne and did command a Company of one hundred foote for the service of the said Kinge in the then garrison of Brecon & did exercise his men and keep guards, scouts and centries & forced the Townsmen that were listed under his command to pay moneys by way of distresse for not watchinge and attendinge their duties under him accorfinge to ye commands and direccions by him given them, and the said Capt. Saunders did leade & conduct his said men out of the said Towne for the service of the said Kinge against the Parliament & their forces, and did voluntarily contribute the vallue of 300li in cloth for clotheinge the foot Regiment of the said Colonell Price for the service of the said Kinge against the Parliament and did otherwise voluntarily ayd and assist the late Kinge and his forces against the Parliament and their forces with moneys horses armes ammunition and intelligence to ye advantage of the enemies strength & power & the weakeninge of the Parliaments interest in all South Wales, the said Towne and County beinge a very considerable part thereof for which the said William Saunders Capitall Delinquency and high actinges against the Parliament hee is exempted by name from pardon amongst other Grand and Capitall Delinquents in South Wales in the Act of the 23th February 1648 as by the same may appeare.
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 Forasmuch as the said William Saunders by favour of the former Committee & Commissioners hath hitherto escaped unpunished & unsequestred for his said Delinquency summons is prayed against him and liberty to examine witnesses to prove this charge. Forasmuch as the said William Saunders by favour of the former Committee & Commissioners hath hitherto escaped unpunished & unsequestred for his said Delinquency summons is prayed against him and liberty to examine witnesses to prove this charge.
  
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 (6) SP19.126.103 (6) SP19.126.103
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 Mathew Arobrey (Aubrey ?) of the Towne and County of Brecon Apothecary sworne and examined on the states behalf against the said William Saunders deposeth and saith that the said Saunders was in the tyme of the late Kinges raigne Capten of Foote within the said towne and did then use to sett the watches at the gatts of the said towne as alsoe Mayne Gards there, and that the former deponent Thomas Perry was his then Lieftenente,​ and that the said Capten Saunders drew his men to a place called called Peny Lan, where they were exercised by his comand and saith further that by his furtherance his Corporalls did destrayne upon any of his souldiers that did make defaulte, and did not keepe theyre due course of watch prest by the gatts and mayne garde foresaid, who kept the distresses till they were paidd of some peece of money for divers defaults and saith alsoe that he this deponent was the said Capten Saunders ensigne bearer. Mathew Arobrey (Aubrey ?) of the Towne and County of Brecon Apothecary sworne and examined on the states behalf against the said William Saunders deposeth and saith that the said Saunders was in the tyme of the late Kinges raigne Capten of Foote within the said towne and did then use to sett the watches at the gatts of the said towne as alsoe Mayne Gards there, and that the former deponent Thomas Perry was his then Lieftenente,​ and that the said Capten Saunders drew his men to a place called called Peny Lan, where they were exercised by his comand and saith further that by his furtherance his Corporalls did destrayne upon any of his souldiers that did make defaulte, and did not keepe theyre due course of watch prest by the gatts and mayne garde foresaid, who kept the distresses till they were paidd of some peece of money for divers defaults and saith alsoe that he this deponent was the said Capten Saunders ensigne bearer.