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   *February: Storm of Cirencester (det)   *February: Storm of Cirencester (det)
   *April: Battle of Caversham Bridge   *April: Battle of Caversham Bridge
 +  *May: Guard convoy of powder to Faringdon for Prince Maurice (det of 40 musketeers)
   *August: Sir William Pennyman dies at Oxford, regiment passes to Sir James   *August: Sir William Pennyman dies at Oxford, regiment passes to Sir James
   *August to September: Siege of Gloucester?   *August to September: Siege of Gloucester?
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 Probably clad in either all red or all blue suits of coats, breeches and montero hats in July 1643 along with the other Royalist foot regiments then in Oxford ((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846)). In 1644 they are mentioned with Fieldings as the white and grey regiments. Whether this refers to coat colours or flags is uncertain. A new clothing issue seems more likely than a change of flag designs. Probably clad in either all red or all blue suits of coats, breeches and montero hats in July 1643 along with the other Royalist foot regiments then in Oxford ((//ECW Flags and Colours 1: English Foot//, Stuart Peachey & Les Prince 1990, Partizan Press ISBN:​0946525846)). In 1644 they are mentioned with Fieldings as the white and grey regiments. Whether this refers to coat colours or flags is uncertain. A new clothing issue seems more likely than a change of flag designs.
 +
 +The regiment'​s musketeers were equipped with matchlock muskets in 1643, from issue of match. ​
  
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
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 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.
    
-=====Strength===== 
-  *April 1644: 393 at Reading 
-  *April 1644: At Aldbourne Chase mustered ​ 11 Captains, 10 Lieutenants,​ 11 Ensigns, 11 Gentlemen, 23 Sergeants, 33 Corporals, 20 Drummers, 360 Soldiers ((British Library Harleian ms 986.)) 
  
 +====Officer Lists====
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
 +==Under Sir William Pennyman==
  
 +  *Colonel Sir William Pennyman
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Frankland (8)
 +  *Sargeant Major George Symms (9)
  
 +  *Captain Blakeston Ment. I.O.
 +  *Captain Cresswell (1)
 +  *Captain Humphrey Elmes (7) Ment. I.O.
 +  *Captain Lawson Ment. I.O. 
 +  *Captain Mallory (3)
 +  *Captain Maud (5)
 +  *Captain William Pennyman (4)
 +  *Captain John Simpson (6)
  
-Colonel William Pennymans Regiment of Foot+  *Lieutenant John Sibs (2) 
 +  *Lieutenant Allen Sartan I.O. L + W 
 +  *Lieutenant James Storre I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Blakeston  
 +  *Lieutenant Anthonony Tatham I.O. L + W to Capt. Elmes
  
-October 1642 he was made Governor of Bridgnorth+  *Ensign James Read I.O. Salop. to Capt. Lawson ​
  
-Bridgnorth Chamberlains Accounts Book.+==Under Sir James Pennyman===
  
-for wyne bestowed on Sir William Pennyman ​the Colonell, ​ +  *Sir James  Pennimans regiment of Foot 
-whoe was appointed by his Majestie Governor of this Town10  +  *Lieutenant Colonel ​  ​George Syms         Ment. I.O.  
-October, 1642, 3skd+  *Sargeant Major 
 +  *Captain ​                     Francis Bateson ​    I.O. Yorks. 
 +  *Captain ​                     John Beverly ​          (a) 
 +  *Captain ​                     John Jackson ​        I.O. Yorks. 
 +  *Captain ​                             Mallory ​            Ment. I.O. 
 +  *Captain ​                     Anthony Norton ​     I.O. Yorks.  
 +  *Captain ​                     Richard Page           (b) 
 +  *Captain ​                     ​William Pennyman 
 +  ​*Captain ​                     John Simpson ​       (c) +I.OYorks.
  
-To John Lawrance for carringe 3 warrantees into the liberties concerninge the King[s] carriage,  +  *Lieutenant ​                John Eggleston ​      I.O. Durham to Capt. Mallory ​
-13 October, 1642, 12cZ.; for the like againe the 10th day, 12d" ​+
  
-Lieutenant Colonel  ​Thomas ​Frankland ​(8)+  *Ensign ​                      Thomas ​Anderson ​ I.O. Yorks. 
 +  *Ensign ​                      James Corpes ​         I.O. Yorks. to Lt. Col. Geo. (Syms)
  
-Sargeant Major         ​George Symms       (9)+  *Quartermaster ​         William Bates           I.O. Yorks. ​
  
-Captain ​                      ​Blakeston ​               Ment. I.O. 
-Captain ​                            ​Cresswell ​         (1) 
-Captain ​                    ​Humphrey Elmes     (7) Ment. I.O. 
-Captain ​                               Lawson ​          Ment. I.O.  
-Captain ​                             Mallory ​             (3) 
-Captain ​                              ​Maud ​               (5) 
-Captain ​                    ​William Pennyman ​  (4) 
-Captain ​                    John Simpson ​         (6) 
  
-Lieutenant ​               John Sibs                 (2) +SEE C.6139
-Lieutenant ​               Allen Sartan ​             I.O. L + W +
-Lieutenant ​               James Storre ​           I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Blakeston  +
-Lieutenant ​               Anthonony Tatham I.O. L + W to Capt. Elmes+
  
-Ensign ​                     James Read              I.O. Salop. to Capt. Lawson ​+=====Contemporary References===== 
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
 +===Governor of Bridgnorth===
 +October 1642 Sir William Pennyman was made Governor of Bridgnorth
 +
 +Bridgnorth Chamberlains Accounts Book.
 +
 +for wyne bestowed on Sir William Pennyman the Colonell, whoe was appointed by his Majestie Governor of this Town. 10 October, 1642, 3s. kd. 
 +
 +To John Lawrance for carringe 3 warrantees into the liberties concerninge the King[s] carriage, ​
 +13 October, 1642, 12cZ.; for the like againe the 10th day, 12d" ​
 +
 +===Capt Cresswell===
 (1) C6139 (1) C6139
 See John Bellasis Regiment. See John Bellasis Regiment.
    
 +==-Lt Sibs===
 (2) WO.55.458.8 Book 2. (2) WO.55.458.8 Book 2.
  
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 W: Penniman W: Penniman
  
-Mr March,it appeareth by this noate from Sir Willm Pennyman,​that the 40 Musketeires appointed to convey Prince Maurice his munition and by and my Lord Generall appointed to receive 4 chardges of powder each with match and bullett answerable upon soe urgent an occasion I shall advise you to deliver for the present,but doe likewise wish that an order under his Lordships hand may be procured for it,which if you will cause to be drawne upp I will send to his Lordship to signe.+Mr March,it appeareth by this noate from Sir Willm Pennyman, that the 40 Musketeires appointed to convey Prince Maurice his munition and by and my Lord Generall appointed to receive 4 chardges of powder each with match and bullett answerable upon soe urgent an occasion I shall advise you to deliver for the present, but doe likewise wish that an order under his Lordships hand may be procured for it, which if you will cause to be drawne upp I will send to his Lordship to signe.
 John Heydon John Heydon
- 
  
 Received out of his Majesties stores for the present sevice above expressed Received out of his Majesties stores for the present sevice above expressed
-Powder ​                     5  lb +  *Powder 5  lb 
-Match                       ​10  +  *Match  10  
-Muskett shott           ​5+  *Muskett shott 5
 Jo: Sibs Jo: Sibs
 Lieutenant  ​ Lieutenant  ​
 +
 +===Quartering in Shropshire===
  
 (3) Shropshire Record Office (3) Shropshire Record Office
 BB/C/8/1/5 October 1642 BB/C/8/1/5 October 1642
 for 3 soldiers of Captaine Mallory 3 weekes at 3sh 6d p weeke being 3d p meale 1.11.6 for 3 soldiers of Captaine Mallory 3 weekes at 3sh 6d p weeke being 3d p meale 1.11.6
-the soldiers names  Frances Glass William Steele and James Bell.                          0.   7.6 rec'​d. ​+the soldiers names  Frances Glass William Steele and James Bell.                          
 +0.   7.6 rec'​d. ​
 and oweing ​                                                                                                                             1   4.6 and oweing ​                                                                                                                             1   4.6
  
-Item. 16 daies dyet for Frances Glass,​William Steele and James Bell. 3 of Captaine Mallories soldiers of Colonell Pennymans Regt. at 6d p diem a peec vizt 18d for all these 1.4.0.+Item. 16 daies dyet for Frances Glass, William Steele and James Bell. 3 of Captaine Mallories soldiers of Colonell Pennymans Regt. at 6d p diem a peec vizt 18d for all these 1.4.0.
  
 +
 +===James Pennyman of Ormsby===
 (4) SP23.179.19 (4) SP23.179.19
 A letter of information against James Pennyman of Ormsby the father of Colonel James Pennyman. A letter of information against James Pennyman of Ormsby the father of Colonel James Pennyman.
 Extract. Extract.
-That he was a Commissioner of Array,and did array men at Stoxley January 28th 1643,and two other tymes there and once at Gisborough.That in February 1644 by direccion of Mr John Bellasis,​hee with Mr Bradshaw did apportion and mittigate the fines sett upon severall men in Cleaveland by the said Governor of Yorke.That in Sommer 1643 hee with some others of the Countrey assembled with such armes as they had to hinder and oppose the sea men from comeing ashoare at Marske from aboard the Rainbow and other shipping.That ​im May 1644 he absented himselfe from his house for feare of the parliaments forces.That all his sonnes have been engaged in the Kings service (vizt) his eldest Sonne Sir James Pennyman a Coll,his second sonne Mr William Pennyman a Captaine and his third sonne Mr Thomas Pennyman late parson of Stoxley * fled from thence when the Parliament forces came,and his younger sonne was long in the South with his brothers,​Coll Sir James Pennyman and Capt Will. Pennyman.+ 
 +That he was a Commissioner of Array, and did array men at Stoxley January 28th 1643, and two other tymes there and once at Gisborough. That in February 1644 by direccion of Mr John Bellasis, hee with Mr Bradshaw did apportion and mittigate the fines sett upon severall men in Cleaveland by the said Governor of Yorke. That in Sommer 1643 hee with some others of the Countrey assembled with such armes as they had to hinder and oppose the sea men from comeing ashoare at Marske from aboard the Rainbow and other shipping. That in May 1644 he absented himselfe from his house for feare of the parliaments forces. That all his sonnes have been engaged in the Kings service (vizt) his eldest Sonne Sir James Pennyman a Coll, his second sonne Mr William Pennyman a Captaine and his third sonne Mr Thomas Pennyman late parson of Stoxley* fled from thence when the Parliament forces came, and his younger sonne was long in the South with his brothers, Coll Sir James Pennyman and Capt Will. Pennyman.
  
 York 8 February 1649 York 8 February 1649
 * Stokesley * Stokesley
  
-Brother of Lieutenant Colonel James Pennyman of Ormesby,​Yorkshire+Brother of Lieutenant Colonel James Pennyman of Ormesby, Yorkshire
  
 +===Musket to fix===
 (5) WO55.1661.92 (5) WO55.1661.92
 9. June 1643 9. June 1643
 Recd from Captaine Maud of Colonel William Pennimans Regiment to fixe Recd from Captaine Maud of Colonel William Pennimans Regiment to fixe
-Muskett ​                     +Muskett 1 
-Muskett barrel ​         1+Muskett barrel 1
  
 +===Capt Simpson===
 (6) Dugdales Visitation of Yorkshire 1665  (6) Dugdales Visitation of Yorkshire 1665 
 John Simpson of Wetherby a Capt. of Foote in the army of King Charles the first in the Regiment of Sir William Pennyman John Simpson of Wetherby a Capt. of Foote in the army of King Charles the first in the Regiment of Sir William Pennyman
 In I.O. under Colonel James Penniman In I.O. under Colonel James Penniman
  
 +===Capt Elmes===
 (7) SP23.193.638 (7) SP23.193.638
 The humble petition of Humphrey Elmes of Bowney in the County of  Oxford Esq. The humble petition of Humphrey Elmes of Bowney in the County of  Oxford Esq.
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 Rec'd 24 Sep. 1646 Rec'd 24 Sep. 1646
 +
 +===Lt Col Frankland===
  
 (8)Dugdales Visitation of Yorkshire (8)Dugdales Visitation of Yorkshire
- Thomas Frankland of Adworke Lieutenant Colonel to Sir William Pennyman Knt., in ye service of ye late King Charles ,died unmarried.+Thomas Frankland of Adworke Lieutenant Colonel to Sir William Pennyman Knt., in ye service of ye late King Charles, died unmarried. 
 + 
 +===Munitions===
  
 (9) WO55.423.32 ​      ​P4280211 (9) WO55.423.32 ​      ​P4280211
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 31st January 1642(3). 31st January 1642(3).
-Powder ​             1cwt +  *Powder 1cwt 
-Match                 ​1 Bundle +  *Match 1 Bundle 
-Muskett shott   ​1 Barrel ​+  *Muskett shott 1 Barrel ​
  
 George Sym Sargent Maior George Sym Sargent Maior
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-Sir James  Pennimans regiment of Foot 
  
  
- +(a) Devon Record Office
-Uniform ​ Unknown +
- +
-Colours  +
- +
-Lieutenant Colonel ​  ​George Syms         Ment. I.O.  +
- +
-Sargeant Major +
- +
-Captain ​                     Francis Bateson ​    I.O. Yorks. +
-Captain ​                     John Beverly ​          (1) +
-Captain ​                     John Jackson ​        I.O. Yorks. +
-Captain ​                             Mallory ​            Ment. I.O. +
-Captain ​                     Anthony Norton ​     I.O. Yorks.  +
-Captain ​                     Richard Page           (2) +
-Captain ​                     William Pennyman +
-Captain ​                     John Simpson ​       (3) +I.O. Yorks. +
- +
-Lieutenant ​                John Eggleston ​      I.O. Durham to Capt. Mallory  +
- +
-Ensign ​                      ​Thomas Anderson ​ I.O. Yorks. +
-Ensign ​                      James Corpes ​         I.O. Yorks. to Lt. Col. Geo. (Syms) +
- +
-Quartermaster ​         William Bates           I.O. Yorks.  +
- +
- +
-SEE C.6139 +
- +
- +
-(1) Devon Record Office+
 Extract. Extract.
 QSP.128.142.1 QSP.128.142.1
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 in his Majestys army at Oxford your petitioner lied upon the garde there against Sir William Wallers army and there receved a hurt in his bowells that your peticioner is not able goe without extraordinary brasses by reason thereof your peticioner is not able to follow his calling... in his Majestys army at Oxford your petitioner lied upon the garde there against Sir William Wallers army and there receved a hurt in his bowells that your peticioner is not able goe without extraordinary brasses by reason thereof your peticioner is not able to follow his calling...
  
-(2)    ​+(b)    ​
 SEE WALKER P.63 CAPTS PAGE + WILL.GARROWAY LLOYD SEE WALKER P.63 CAPTS PAGE + WILL.GARROWAY LLOYD
  
-(3) Dugdales Visitation of Yorkshire 1665 +(c) Dugdales Visitation of Yorkshire 1665 
 John Simpson of Wetherby a Capt. of Foote in the army of King Charles the first in the Regiment of Sir William Pennyman. John Simpson of Wetherby a Capt. of Foote in the army of King Charles the first in the Regiment of Sir William Pennyman.
 In I.O. under Colonel James Penniman,so stayed with the Regiment after Sir Williams decease. In I.O. under Colonel James Penniman,so stayed with the Regiment after Sir Williams decease.
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 Muskett Barrells 8 Muskett Barrells 8
  
 +=====Strength=====
 +  *April 1644: 393 at Reading
 +  *April 1644: At Aldbourne Chase mustered ​ 11 Captains, 10 Lieutenants,​ 11 Ensigns, 11 Gentlemen, 23 Sergeants, 33 Corporals, 20 Drummers, 360 Soldiers ((British Library Harleian ms 986.))
  
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======