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 |**Colonel**|Sir John Beaumont| |**Colonel**|Sir John Beaumont|
 | |John Godfrey|  | |John Godfrey|
-|**Area Raised**||+|**Area Raised**|Marches| 
 +| |Lancashire|
 |**Coat Colour**| |  |**Coat Colour**| |
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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 ====1644==== ====1644====
   *January: Skirmish near Dudley Castle?   *January: Skirmish near Dudley Castle?
-  *June: Besieged at Tewkesbury+  *June: Besieged at Tewkesbury, Godfrey killed.
  
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
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 ====Officer Lists==== ====Officer Lists====
 +
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW wiki user 1642
  
   *Colonel Sir John Beaumont   *Colonel Sir John Beaumont
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   *Captain George Massey((Staffordshire Record Office. D641/​5/​T/​21/​57 Commission as Lieutenant to Captain George Massey in Colonel Beaumonts Regiment of Foot.))   *Captain George Massey((Staffordshire Record Office. D641/​5/​T/​21/​57 Commission as Lieutenant to Captain George Massey in Colonel Beaumonts Regiment of Foot.))
   *Captain Gilbert Thomas (Ment. I.O.) (Under Col. Godfrey in I.O.)   *Captain Gilbert Thomas (Ment. I.O.) (Under Col. Godfrey in I.O.)
-  *Captain Francis Tyrringham ​  I.O. L + W (Possibly from Lord Ranelagh'Rgt?)+  *Captain Francis Tyrringham ​  I.O. L + W (Possibly from [[protestant:​foot-regiments:​viscount-ranelagh|Lord RanelaghRegiment of Foot]] in ireland)
   *Captain Thomas Rookwood, possibly ((Maybe Captain Thomas Rookwood H.O.L. Same time as Courtney and Dormer. Captain Thomas Rookwood Captain in the Kings Army and killed at Oxford. 2nd and 3rd sons of Robert Rookwood. 1st son was Ambrose Rookwood.))   *Captain Thomas Rookwood, possibly ((Maybe Captain Thomas Rookwood H.O.L. Same time as Courtney and Dormer. Captain Thomas Rookwood Captain in the Kings Army and killed at Oxford. 2nd and 3rd sons of Robert Rookwood. 1st son was Ambrose Rookwood.))
  
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 =====Contemporary References===== =====Contemporary References=====
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW wiki user 1642
 +
 +===A commission for Courtney===
 +Main Papers (Parchment Main Papers) - ref. HL/​PO/​JO/​10/​4/​7 - date: 7 Sep 1642-18 Dec 1643, 1 volume
 +Contents  ​  
 +7 Sep 1642 - Commission from the King appointing William Courtenay, sergeant-major of the regiment of foot under the command of Sir John Beaumont, and captain over one company in the regiment.
  
 ===Proceedings against Dormer=== ===Proceedings against Dormer===
 House of Commons Journal.Vol.2 28.10.1642 Proceedings against Dormer, &c. House of Commons Journal.Vol.2 28.10.1642 Proceedings against Dormer, &c.
 Upon a Report made by Mr. Glyn, from the Committee appointed to examine Mr. Anth. Dormer and Mr. Purpett, who were taken at Wicombe, and brought up by Lieutenant Pell. It was Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Anth. Dormer be forthwith committed Prisoner to the Fleete, there to remain during the Pleasure of the House. Resolved, &c. That Mr. Edm. Purpett be forthwith committed Prisoner to the Fleete, there to remain during the Pleasure of the House. Ordered, That the Mayor of Wicombe (Wycombe) shall return again unto Mr. Purpett the Monies and Horse be staid of his at Wicombe. Ordered, That Mr. Glyn do prepare a Declaration upon the Consideration of the Commission granted by his Majesty to Serjeant Major Courtney, Captain Anth. Dormer, and others, notorious Papists; and upon the Examinations of Mr. Dormer and Mr. Purpett, &c. Upon a Report made by Mr. Glyn, from the Committee appointed to examine Mr. Anth. Dormer and Mr. Purpett, who were taken at Wicombe, and brought up by Lieutenant Pell. It was Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Anth. Dormer be forthwith committed Prisoner to the Fleete, there to remain during the Pleasure of the House. Resolved, &c. That Mr. Edm. Purpett be forthwith committed Prisoner to the Fleete, there to remain during the Pleasure of the House. Ordered, That the Mayor of Wicombe (Wycombe) shall return again unto Mr. Purpett the Monies and Horse be staid of his at Wicombe. Ordered, That Mr. Glyn do prepare a Declaration upon the Consideration of the Commission granted by his Majesty to Serjeant Major Courtney, Captain Anth. Dormer, and others, notorious Papists; and upon the Examinations of Mr. Dormer and Mr. Purpett, &c.
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-===Russel to Rupert=== 
-Add.Mss.18980 f.86 
-Sir William Russell to Prince Rupert 19th July 1643 Worcester 
-Has told Sir John Beaumonts Officers to be in readiness to march but I doubt they will not be above 100 men. 
  
 ===A commission for Beaumont=== ===A commission for Beaumont===
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 John Rushworth Historical Collections Vol.4 states that Dormer raised a Company of 75 men in Lancashire and that Courtney was Sargeant Major of the Regiment. Courtney'​s commission was in the possession of the House of Commons. John Rushworth Historical Collections Vol.4 states that Dormer raised a Company of 75 men in Lancashire and that Courtney was Sargeant Major of the Regiment. Courtney'​s commission was in the possession of the House of Commons.
  
-===Beaumont killed=== +===Russel to Rupert=== 
-E.74.16 The Scotish Dove 27.10 -3.11.1643 +Add.Mss.18980 f.86 
-Beaumont killed+Sir William Russell to Prince Rupert 19th July 1643 Worcester 
 +Has told Sir John Beaumonts Officers to be in readiness to march but I doubt they will not be above 100 men.
  
 ===Arrears=== ===Arrears===
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 No date. No date.
  
-===Deserters=== +===Beaumont killed=== 
-Harl6802 f.58 +E.74.16 The Scotish Dove 27.10 -3.11.1643 
-To ColJohn Godfrey and the Officers of his Regiment whom it may concern +Beaumont ​killed.  
-Whereas we have received complaynt from you that divers souldiers who have bin inlisted in your Regiment have deserted their Collers and are now under other commanders to the prejudice of our service and disablinge you to UNCLEAR Regiment. + 
-Our will and pleasure therefore and wee doe hereby authorise you to seize upon the persons of all such souldiers and if they will not willingly returne to be committed to safe custody and proceeded against accordingly atreightly commanding all officers whatsoever whom have any of them to deliver them unto you at theire perill +
-Given +
-8Aprill (1644)  +
- +
-===A commission for Courtney=== +
-Main Papers (Parchment Main Papers) - ref. HL/​PO/​JO/​10/​4/​7 - date: 7 Sep 1642-18 Dec 1643, 1 volume +
-Contents  ​   +
-7 Sep 1642 - Commission from the King appointing William Courtenay, sergeant-major of the regiment of foot under the command of Sir John Beaumont, and captain over one company in the regiment+
-  +
 ===Ammunition convoy=== ===Ammunition convoy===
 The papers of Captain Henry Stevens IX. The papers of Captain Henry Stevens IX.
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 ===the wily Fox=== ===the wily Fox===
-(7) E.24.18 The Kingdoms Weekly Intelligencer Tues 7th January to Tuesday 14th January 1644+E.24.18 The Kingdoms Weekly Intelligencer Tues 7th January to Tuesday 14th January 1644
 Colonel Foxes cubs, have fallen upon the enemy neere Dudley Castle,and taken Captain Lieutenant Simpson; Captain Lieutenant to Colonel Beaumont, and divers other prisoners; and so I end with the wily Fox. Colonel Foxes cubs, have fallen upon the enemy neere Dudley Castle,and taken Captain Lieutenant Simpson; Captain Lieutenant to Colonel Beaumont, and divers other prisoners; and so I end with the wily Fox.
 +
 +===Deserters===
 +Harl. 6802 f.58
 +To Col. John Godfrey and the Officers of his Regiment whom it may concern
 +Whereas we have received complaynt from you that divers souldiers who have bin inlisted in your Regiment have deserted their Collers and are now under other commanders to the prejudice of our service and disablinge you to UNCLEAR Regiment.
 +Our will and pleasure therefore and wee doe hereby authorise you to seize upon the persons of all such souldiers and if they will not willingly returne to be committed to safe custody and proceeded against accordingly atreightly commanding all officers whatsoever whom have any of them to deliver them unto you at theire perill
 +Given
 +8. Aprill (1644) ​
  
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