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 ====Sir Richard Page==== ====Sir Richard Page====
 Originally Major of the regiment, he took over in 1644 and was knighted after the Storm of Leicester. Originally Major of the regiment, he took over in 1644 and was knighted after the Storm of Leicester.
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 +The Regiment were apparently nicknamed '​Pennimans Whelps'​ when under command of Henry Percy in 1644 and they and Fieldings are mentioned as the White and Gray Regiments. ​
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *April 1644: 393 at Reading   *April 1644: 393 at Reading