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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir William Vavasour==== ====Sir William Vavasour====
 +Colonel William Vavasours Regiment of Foot
 +Lieutenant Colonel ​            ​Phillip Traherne ​        (3) Ment. I.O.
 +Sargeant Major                       ​Villiers ​           Ment. I.O.   
 +Captain ​                                       Barrell ​        Ment. I.O.
 +Captain ​                                       Matthewes Ment. I.O.
 +Captain ​                       Thomas Monington I.O. Radnors. ​
 +Captain ​                       William Phillips ​         (1)
 +Captain ​                       Francis Robinson ​    I.O. L + W
 +Lieutenant ​                 Joseph Boulcot ​        I.O. Herefords. to Capt. Barrell
 +Lieutenant ​                 John Godwyn ​           (2) 
 +Lieutenant ​                 Lewis Morris ​             I.O. Monmouths. to Sgt. Maj. Villiers
 +Ensign ​                        ​Edward Morgan ​       I.O. Carmarthens. to Capt. Matthewes
 +Ensign ​                        ​Philip Traherne ​        I.O. Herefords. to Lt. Col. Traherne ​
 +(1) PRO. C115/​12/​6513
 +Comission for William Phillips to be Captain of one Company of Foot in the Regiment of Sir William Vavasour
 +1644 check details
 +2136. Journal of Sir W. Vavasour'​s military motions. Pro- Feb. ceedings in the neighbourhood of Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Ledbury, Taynton, Upleadon, Maismore, Minster worth, Micheldean, Worcester, Ross, Hereford, in concert with Sir W. St. Leger, Col. Crofts, and Sir J. Wintour. Original. (Seven pages.) Endorsed by Hyde. 
 +Calendar of Clarendon papers
 +E.308.23 William Vavasour deserted the service and came up to London .Oct-Nov.45
 +(2) WO.55.459.227
 +Received out of his Majesties stores for the use of Collonell Vavasours Regiment of Foote
 +Powder 30lb  Match 40lb Muskett Shotte 30lb.
 +John Godwyn Lt.
 +Add. Mss. 18981 f. 26
 +May it please your Highness
 +I came hither to have lady Lady luck to kiss your Highness hands heer,but so since this cannot be untill tomorrow,I beseach you give me leave to trouble your Highness with a relation of a little blow which we gave yesterday to ye rebells,I had a party out of 550 horse & 700 foote,they went to Painswick & other places to fetch in contribution,​Massey drew out 1200 foot & 150 horse,fell upon our men in Painswick but wee kild above 100 in ye place tooke two Lieutenants & 28 souldiers.Masseys brother shrewdly hurt,and he himself escapt very narrowly;​wee only lost one man,I shall troble your Highness noe further but rest,
 +Your Highness most humble servant,
 +Will. Vavasour
 +6th Febr. 1643(4).
 +(3) PB240055
 +Phillip Treherne of ye City of Hereford a Lieutenant Colonel for ye King.
 +Harl.Mss. 4713 f.227
 +To Henry Lord Percy
 +'My Lord,we have taken Painswick with ye loss of some men,and wast of much ammunition,​the rebells have posessed themselves of many howses whilch will be taken in by canon.I must therefore desire your Lordship to sende mee 20 Barrells of powder more with some hand granadoes; and if you please to lend a mortar peece I shall be abledoe his Majestie ye better service and your Lordship will much oblidge by it.
 +William Vavasour Painswick 29.3.1643.
 +I beseech your Lordship send som mor cannon bullets.'  ​
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
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