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 +  *August: Hawkins commissioned Lt Col to Dutton at Beverley
   *September: Dutton recruiting in Gloucester until chased off, continues in Herefordshire   *September: Dutton recruiting in Gloucester until chased off, continues in Herefordshire
-  *October: Quartered at Hawne(?)+  *October: Quartered at Hawne (near Bridgenorth)
   *23rd October: Battle of Edgehill   *23rd October: Battle of Edgehill
   *13th November: Standoff at Turnham Green   *13th November: Standoff at Turnham Green
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   *August to September: Siege of Gloucester   *August to September: Siege of Gloucester
   *20th September: First Battle of Newbury   *20th September: First Battle of Newbury
 +  *December: Hawkins commissioned Colonel
  
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   *March: Battle of Cheriton (det)   *March: Battle of Cheriton (det)
   *April: Mustered at Aldbourne Chase   *April: Mustered at Aldbourne Chase
 +  *April: Hawkins commissioned Governor of Greenland House
   *May to July: Besieged at Greenland House   *May to July: Besieged at Greenland House
-  *July: Besieged at Greenland House+  ​*July: Greenland House Relieved 
 +  ​*July: Besieged ​again at Greenland House and surrender, marching to Wallingford
   *September: Relief of Basing House (det of 300 musketeers)   *September: Relief of Basing House (det of 300 musketeers)
   *October: Relief of Banbury (det)   *October: Relief of Banbury (det)
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 Mr Walker, Mr Walker,
-be pleased to doe me the favour to give a Commission to George Grimes to be Captaine to that Company that was Sir Ralph Duttons,in so doing which you will oblige.+be pleased to doe me the favour to give a Commission to George Grimes to be Captaine to that Company that was Sir Ralph Duttons, in so doing which you will oblige.
 Reading 14th December 1643. Reading 14th December 1643.
 Your most humble servant Your most humble servant
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 Stephen Hawkins Stephen Hawkins
  
-Pray send it  by Captain Hull,for ye Comitions of ye reste of ye Officers they will come attested by Sir Jacob Astley+Pray send it  by Captain Hull, for ye Comitions of ye reste of ye Officers they will come attested by Sir Jacob Astley
  
 (3) SP29.275.114 (3) SP29.275.114
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 ‘Served as Lieutenant of Foot in Ralph Duttons Regiment and was afterwards appointed to a Captain of Horse in Sir Hugh Wyndhams Regiment and soe continued during the whole warr. ‘Served as Lieutenant of Foot in Ralph Duttons Regiment and was afterwards appointed to a Captain of Horse in Sir Hugh Wyndhams Regiment and soe continued during the whole warr.
  
-(4) E.49.29 Letters by which it is certified,​that Sir Samuel Luke tooke at Islip...26.5.1644 +(4) E.49.29 Letters by which it is certified, that Sir Samuel Luke tooke at Islip...26.5.1644 
-The title of the pamplet ​is extremely long and does not actually mention this event which is amongst its contents. +The title of the pamphlet ​is extremely long and does not actually mention this event which is amongst its contents. 
-'Some of the enemies issued forth of Greenland House,and the Middlesex scouts light upon a party of them at Hambleton,​where were there taken prisoners.+ 
 +'Some of the enemies issued forth of Greenland House, and the Middlesex scouts light upon a party of them at Hambleton, where were there taken prisoners.
  
 A list of the prisoners that were taken A list of the prisoners that were taken
 ---------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------
  
-Ensign ​       William Browne +  *Ensign William Browne 
-Ensign ​       William Dethicke +  *Ensign William Dethicke 
-Ensign ​       Thomas Franklin +  *Ensign Thomas Franklin 
-                     ​John Lax               ​Clarke  +  *John Lax Clarke  
-Serjeant ​    ​Thomas Parker +  *Serjeant Thomas Parker 
-Serjeant ​    ​Thomas Mares +  *Serjeant Thomas Mares 
-Serjeant ​    ​Oliver Morton +  *Serjeant Oliver Morton 
-Corporall ​  ​John Yong +  *Corporall John Yong 
-John Prile +  *John Prile 
-Trustram Smith +  *Trustram Smith 
-Edward Heues +  *Edward Heues 
-John King +  *John King 
-William Jenkins +  *William Jenkins 
-Nathaniell Clarke+  *Nathaniell Clarke
 and two more of the enemies slaine. and two more of the enemies slaine.
  
 Dated at my Lords Generalls Quarters 26.5.1644 Dated at my Lords Generalls Quarters 26.5.1644
 +
  
 E.50.22 The true informer 1st-8th June 1644 E.50.22 The true informer 1st-8th June 1644
  
 By letters from Henley it is advertised as followes By letters from Henley it is advertised as followes
-‘Sir,I shall now acquaint you with the passages here since my last.This morning we sent out a party of about 400 to Greenland House,and by 11 a clocke our Dragooners scouring before the Foot,entred Henley,and there found 7 Cavaliers,​all well armed,​collecting victuals and drinke;they discovered us not till we were in the Towne,but stood desperately to it,fired foure or five times apeece,and we having kil’d their Chaplaine (who refused quarter) they fled,at last we took a Lieutenant,​an Ensigne,and two more,when they were falne back to Greenland House within twice musket shot. We desire but a reasonable helpe to send them packing,God send us faire weather: they are about 120,no horse,4 or 5 pieces.I disarmed the Lieutenant,​and tooke him alone,and shot one bullet of the two in the Priests body: he shot six times at us at foure yards distance,​but hurt not a man of us,thanks be to God.’+‘Sir, I shall now acquaint you with the passages here since my last.This morning we sent out a party of about 400 to Greenland House, and by 11 a clocke our Dragooners scouring before the Foot, entred Henley, and there found 7 Cavaliers, all well armed, collecting victuals and drinke; they discovered us not till we were in the Towne, but stood desperately to it, fired foure or five times apeece, and we having kil’d their Chaplaine (who refused quarter) they fled, at last we took a Lieutenant, an Ensigne, and two more, when they were falne back to Greenland House within twice musket shot. We desire but a reasonable helpe to send them packing, God send us faire weather: they are about 120, no horse, 4 or 5 pieces. I disarmed the Lieutenant, and tooke him alone, and shot one bullet of the two in the Priests body: he shot six times at us at foure yards distance, but hurt not a man of us, thanks be to God.’
 H.G. H.G.
  
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 By letters from the forces before Greenland House dated June 26th it is thus advertised ​ By letters from the forces before Greenland House dated June 26th it is thus advertised ​
-‘Sir,for newes here since my last,it is onely this,we have planted three of our biggest Sacres within musket shot of the House,and yesterday we sent them 30 shot,which much shattered the house,and amazed the garrison that were in it,our forces that are before it,are (blessed be God) in an healthfull condition,​though wee are forced to continue our watchings very strictly,​and sometimes can get little or no rest for seven nights together,we have before the house above 300 Foot,under the command of Lieutenant Colonell Bradley,​which came from Windsor,​besides 400 Foot which we have in Henley,our Horse not being above 150 and under the command of Captaine Terrill,​Captaine Nash and Captaine Aldridge.The Governour of Greenland House is Colonell Stephen Hawkins,who is Landlord of Bishops Court in the Old Bayly,he lately sent out about an hundred to fall upon our Quarters,​but they were soon beat in,and two of them killed: Munday night 100 of our Horse went forth,under the command of Captaine Tilliar [Terrill ?],who lay that night at Burton,and the next day faced Wallingford Castle,and brought away three of the enemies souldiers prisoner,so rests,+‘Sir, for newes here since my last,it is onely this, we have planted three of our biggest Sacres within musket shot of the House, and yesterday we sent them 30 shot, which much shattered the house, and amazed the garrison that were in it, our forces that are before it, are (blessed be God) in an healthfull condition, though wee are forced to continue our watchings very strictly, and sometimes can get little or no rest for seven nights together, we have before the house above 300 Foot, under the command of Lieutenant Colonell Bradley, which came from Windsor, besides 400 Foot which we have in Henley, our Horse not being above 150 and under the command of Captaine Terrill, Captaine Nash and Captaine Aldridge. The Governour of Greenland House is Colonell Stephen Hawkins, who is Landlord of Bishops Court in the Old Bayly, he lately sent out about an hundred to fall upon our Quarters, but they were soon beat in, and two of them killed: Munday night 100 of our Horse went forth, under the command of Captaine Tilliar [Terrill ?], who lay that night at Burton, and the next day faced Wallingford Castle, and brought away three of the enemies souldiers prisoner, so rests,
 Yours,​etc’. Yours,​etc’.
  
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 Terms of surrender of Greenland House Terms of surrender of Greenland House
  
-Articles agreed upon between Major Generall Brown on the one part,and Collonel Hawkins on the other part,the fourth day of July 1644+Articles agreed upon between Major Generall Brown on the one part, and Collonel Hawkins on the other part, the fourth day of July 1644
  
-1. That Collonel Hawkins shall deliver up to Major Browne,for the use of the Parliament,​the House and Fort of Greenland House,with all the Ammunition,​Ordnance and provision therein,in the same condition that it is in at this present.+1. That Collonel Hawkins shall deliver up to Major Browne,for the use of the Parliament, the House and Fort of Greenland House, with all the Ammunition, Ordnance and provision therein, in the same condition that it is in at this present.
  
-2. That all the Officers shall quietly march forth of the said House,with their horses and swords,,and the common souldiers and Canoniers,​with their Armes and Coloures,​viz,​swords,​Pikes,​and Pistols.+2. That all the Officers shall quietly march forth of the said House, with their horses and swords, ,and the common souldiers and Canoniers, with their Armes and Coloures, viz, swords, Pikes, and Pistols.
  
-3. That the said Major Generall do allow them a Convoy of Horse to Nettlebed (about three miles thence) which are to return again within six houres,​without any molestation of the said forces so conveyed.+3. That the said Major Generall do allow them a Convoy of Horse to Nettlebed (about three miles thence) which are to return again within six houres, without any molestation of the said forces so conveyed.
  
-4. That the said Major Generall shall cause to be provided for the said Offisers and souldiers,​two Teames and Carts,to carry away their Baggage,and such provision as is necessary for their journey to Wallingford,​which Carts and Horses are to be returned so soon as they come  thither.+4. That the said Major Generall shall cause to be provided for the said Offisers and souldiers, two Teames and Carts, to carry away their Baggage, and such provision as is necessary for their journey to Wallingford,​ which Carts and Horses are to be returned so soon as they come  thither.
  
-In this House they left five pieces of Brass Ordnance,​and great store of all sorts of provision,​and order is given for the demolishing of the works...+In this House they left five pieces of Brass Ordnance, and great store of all sorts of provision, and order is given for the demolishing of the works...
  
-Sir Stephen Hawkins,​Lieutenant Colonel Palmer Sargeant Major Kirk and  sat on the Court of War at Oxford 12th November 1645 debating Sir William Ogles actions. ​+Sir Stephen Hawkins, Lieutenant Colonel Palmer Sargeant Major Kirk and  sat on the Court of War at Oxford 12th November 1645 debating Sir William Ogles actions. ​
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *1642: Said to be 800 strong   *1642: Said to be 800 strong