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 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**|1645|+|**Active**|1644 to 1645|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
 |**Allegiance**|Royalist| |**Allegiance**|Royalist|
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 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 +====1644====
 +  *May: Bridges commissioned to impress 800 men
 ====1645==== ====1645====
   *July: Stormed at Bath   *July: Stormed at Bath
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir Thomas Bridges==== ====Sir Thomas Bridges====
 +High Sheriff of Somerset and governor of Bath. 
 ====Officer Lists==== ====Officer Lists====
 From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642 From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
   *Colonel Sir Thomas Bridges   *Colonel Sir Thomas Bridges
-  *Lieutenant Colonel ​           Rislye/​Wriosley (1) + ment. I.O. +  *Lieutenant Colonel Rislye/​Wriosley (1) + ment. I.O. 
-  *Sargeant Major +  *Sargeant Major ?
-  *Captain ​                              ​George Bridges I.O. Somerset  +
-  *Captain ​                              Henry Bull           Ment. I.O. +
-  *Captain ​                              ​Richard Bull       Ment. I.O.   +
-  *Captain ​                              Peter Gleane ​     Ment. I.O.  +
-  *Captain ​                              ​William Hall          (4) + I.O. L + W +
-  *Captain ​                              John Hide            (2) +
-  *Captain ​                              Henry Chapman (3) + I.O. Somerset +
-  *Captain ​                              ​William Morgan ​ Ment. I.O. +
-  *Captain ​                              John Palmer ​      I.O. Somerset +
-  *Lieutenant ​                        Henry Combe      I.O. Somerset to Capt. Rich. Bull  +
-  *Lieutenant ​                        ​Francis Cox         I.O. Somerset to Capt. Bridges +
-  *Lieutenant ​                        ​William Hall          (4) +
  
-Ensign ​                              John Combe        ​I.O. Somerset ​to Capt. Rich. Bull +  *Captain George Bridges ​I.O. Somerset  
-Ensign ​                              Henry Creech ​     ​I.O. Somerset ​ +  ​*Captain ​Henry Bull Ment. I.O. 
-Ensign ​                              ​Edward Fox          ​I.O. L + W to Capt. Gleane +  ​*Captain Richard Bull Ment. I.O.   
-Ensign ​                              John Massey ​      I.O. Somerset to Capt. Bridges ​ +  ​*Captain Peter Gleane Ment. I.O.  
-Ensign ​                              ​Anthony Meeres ​ I.O. L + W to Capt. Morgan +  ​*Captain William Hall (4) + I.O. L + W 
-Ensign ​                              ​William Parfet ​      I.O. Somerset ​to Lt. Col. Rislye +  ​*Captain John Hide (2) 
-Ensign ​                              John Smith           I.O. Somerset to Capt. Hen. Bull  +  *Captain Henry Chapman (3) + I.O. Somerset 
-Ensign ​                              ​Robert Taunton ​  I.O. Somerset+  ​*Captain William Morgan ​ Ment. I.O. 
 +  ​*Captain John Palmer ​I.O. Somerset
  
-Quartermaster ​                ​John ​Cox               ​I.O. Dorset+  *Lieutenant Henry Combe I.O. Somerset to Capt. Rich. Bull  
 +  *Lieutenant Francis ​Cox I.O. Somerset to Capt. Bridges 
 +  *Lieutenant William Hall (4)
  
-He appears ​to have had a Troop of Horse while Governor of Bath +  *Ensign John Combe I.O. Somerset ​to Capt. Rich. Bull 
 +  *Ensign Henry Creech I.O. Somerset  
 +  *Ensign Edward Fox I.O. L + W to Capt. Gleane 
 +  *Ensign John Massey I.O. Somerset to Capt. Bridges  
 +  *Ensign Anthony Meeres ​ I.O. L + W to Capt. Morgan 
 +  *Ensign William Parfet I.O. Somerset to Lt. Col. Rislye 
 +  *Ensign John Smith I.O. Somerset to Capt. Hen. Bull  
 +  *Ensign Robert Taunton I.O. Somerset
  
-Lieutenant Colonel ​              ​Ryslye ​                Ment. I.O. +  *Quartermaster ​John Cox I.O. Dorset
-Lieutenant ​                        John Byam             I.O. Somerset to Lt. Col. Ryslye  +
-Cornet ​                               Thomas Wickham I.O. Somerset to Lt. Col. Ryslye +
-Quartermaster ​                Henry Hodges ​        I.O. Somerset to Lt. Col. Ryslye+
  
 +=====Contemporary References=====
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
 (4) C/24/903 & C10/80/55 (4) C/24/903 & C10/80/55
 William Hall was an Actor drilled a Company of Foot at Bristol first as a Lieutenant then as a Captain ​ William Hall was an Actor drilled a Company of Foot at Bristol first as a Lieutenant then as a Captain ​
 +
  
 Blacks Docquets of letters patent p.214 Blacks Docquets of letters patent p.214
 29th May 1644 29th May 1644
 Commission to Sir Thomas Bridges High Sheriff of Somerset to imprest 800 men. Commission to Sir Thomas Bridges High Sheriff of Somerset to imprest 800 men.
 +
  
 SP23.109.21 Robert Prouze was under Sheriff. SP23.109.21 Robert Prouze was under Sheriff.
 +
  
 (1) William Salt Library Mss.45 (1) William Salt Library Mss.45
 27.3.1644/5 After noon at Bristol 27.3.1644/5 After noon at Bristol
-Present The Prince,Ld. Hopton,Ld. Capel,Ld. Culpepper Earl of Berkshire,​Mr Chancellor.+Present The Prince, Ld. Hopton, Ld. Capel, Ld. Culpepper Earl of Berkshire, Mr Chancellor.
 Lieutenant Colonel Wriosly of Bath to attend tomorrow touching Mr. Nevill. Lieutenant Colonel Wriosly of Bath to attend tomorrow touching Mr. Nevill.
 +
  
 (2) SP23.178.295 (2) SP23.178.295
-Captain John Hide mentioned as oweing ​money to Sir Thomas Bridges.+Captain John Hide mentioned as owing money to Sir Thomas Bridges. 
  
 (3) The perfect weekly account 3-10th May 1648 (3) The perfect weekly account 3-10th May 1648
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 To the honourable Committee for Compounding with Delinquents sitting at Goldsmiths Hall To the honourable Committee for Compounding with Delinquents sitting at Goldsmiths Hall
 The humble peticion of Henry Chapman sheweth that your peticioner was Captaine of a Foote Company in his Majesties Army for ye space of six months but being convinced of his error did in and about September The humble peticion of Henry Chapman sheweth that your peticioner was Captaine of a Foote Company in his Majesties Army for ye space of six months but being convinced of his error did in and about September
-last kay down armes and hath since lived in Bath in the County of Somersett,​and hath bin conformng to all orders and ordinances of Parliament sithence.+last lay down armes and hath since lived in Bath in the County of Somersett,​and hath bin conformng to all orders and ordinances of Parliament sithence.
  
 June 1645 June 1645
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
-=====See Also====== +  *May 1644: Bridges commissioned to impress 800 men 
 + 
 +=====See Also====== 
 +[[royalist:​horse-regiments:​sir-thomas-bridges|Sir Thomas Bridges’ Troop of Horse]]  
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====