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 |**Coat Colour**| |  |**Coat Colour**| |
-|**Flag Colour**|| +|**Flag Colour**|Black?|
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
 |**Field Armies**|Oxford| |**Field Armies**|Oxford|
 +| |Garrison|
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 A history of the regiment is available online at [[http://​www.earlrivers.org.uk/​regimental-history/​wallingford-castle|Earl Rivers Regiment of Foote]] website. A history of the regiment is available online at [[http://​www.earlrivers.org.uk/​regimental-history/​wallingford-castle|Earl Rivers Regiment of Foote]] website.
-=====Flags=====+ 
 +=====Coats, ​Flags & Equipment===== 
 +Just possibly black flags, if the regiment that Samuel Luke (the Parliamentarian scoutmaster) noted was Blagge'​s. Samuel Lukes Journal 20 or 22 June 1643 A Regiment of Foot with Black Colours marched out of Oxford yesterday to Wallingford ​ BLAGGE ?? 
 + 
 +Equipped with matchlock muskets  
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
-A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in //Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army// by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press). 
  
- ​Colonel ​Thomas ​Blagges regiment of Foot+====Thomas ​Blagge==== 
 +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Thomas_Blagge|Thomas Blagge]]
  
 +====Officer Lists====
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
 +  *Colonel Thomas Blagge
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel Sir William Lower Ment. I.O.
 +  *Sargeant Majo
  
-Colonel ​                                Thomas Blagge+  *Captain John Barber (8) + I.O. Suffolk  
 +  *Captain Thomas Bayly Ment. I.O. 
 +  *Captain ​Thomas Blagge ​(6) 
 +  *Captain Chester (5) 
 +  *Captain Thomas Clark Ment. I.O. 
 +  *Captain Dun Ment. I.O. 
 +  *Captain Bernard de Gomme (2) + ment. I.O. 
 +  *Captain John Snelling I.O. Suffolk 
 +  *Captain Taylor ​ (2)   
 +  *Captain Cromwell West I.O. Berks. 
 +  *Captain Richard West (3) + (4) 
 +  *Captain Wharton Ment. I.O. 
  
-Lieutenant ​Colonel ​            Sir William ​Lower    Ment. I.O.+  *Lieutenant ​Philip Anderkin I.O. L + W to Capt. Wharton 
 +  *Lieutenant Jasper Brydon (7) + I.O. Suffolk to Capt. Clark 
 +  *Lieutenant John Demaret I.O. L + W to Lt. Col. Lower 
 +  *Lieutenant Ralph Dinsdale I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Dun 
 +  *Lieutenant Edward Evans (1) 
 +  *Lieutenant Thomas Londall ​I.O. Suffolk to Capt Bayly  
 +  *Lieutenant Thomas Lowdall (6)  
 +  *Lieutenant Peter Lugge I.O. L + W 
 +  *Lieutenant John Welham I.O. Suffolk to Capt. de Gomme
  
-Sargeant Major+  *Ensign Richard Freeman I.O. Berks. 
 +  *Ensign Gregory Grainger (5) to Capt. Chester 
 +  *Ensign ​ Thomas Naylor I.O. L + E 
  
-Captain ​                                John Barber ​              (8+ I.O. Suffolk  +  *Samuel Gooch (4) (rank unknown)
-Captain ​                                ​Thomas Bayly            Ment. I.O. +
-Captain ​                                ​Thomas Blagge ​        (6) +
-Captain ​                                      ​Chester ​                (5) +
-Captain ​                                 Thomas Clark           Ment. I.O. +
-Captain ​                                            ​Dun ​                  Ment. I.O. +
-Captain ​                                 Bernard de Gomme(2) + ment. I.O. +
-Captain ​                                 John Snelling ​          I.O. Suffolk +
-Captain ​                                              ​Taylor ​          ​(2) ​  +
-Captain ​                                 Cromwell West         I.O. Berks. +
-Captain ​                                 Richard West            (3) + (4) +
-Captain ​                                              ​Wharton ​       Ment. I.O. +
  
  
-Lieutenant ​                          ​Philip Anderkin ​          I.O. L + W to Capt. Wharton +A list of the regiment'​s officers is also shown in //Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army// by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).
-Lieutenant ​                          ​Jasper Brydon ​           ​(7+ I.O. Suffolk to Capt. Clark +
-Lieutenant ​                          John Demaret ​             I.O. L + W to Lt. Col. Lower +
-Lieutenant ​                          Ralph Dinsdale ​           I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Dun +
-Lieutenant ​                          ​Edward Evans             (1) +
-Lieutenant ​                          ​Thomas Londall ​        I.O. Suffolk to Capt Bayly  +
-Lieutenant ​                          ​Thomas Lowdall ​        (6)  +
-Lieutenant ​                          Peter Lugge                 I.O. L + W +
-Lieutenant ​                          John Welham ​              I.O. Suffolk to Captde Gomme+
  
-Ensign ​                                ​Richard Freeman ​        I.O. Berks. 
-Ensign ​                                ​Gregory Grainger ​       (5) to Capt. Chester 
-Ensign ​                                ​Thomas Naylor ​            I.O. L + E  
  
-Samuel Gooch                                                           (4)+=====Contemporary References===== 
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
-Samuel Lukes Journal 20 or 22 June 1643 A Regiment of Foot with Black Colours marched out of Oxford yesterday to Wallingford ​ BLAGGE ??+==Issues==
  
 (1) WO55.423.14/​15 1. November 1642  (1) WO55.423.14/​15 1. November 1642 
 Received out of his Majesties magazine for the use of Coll. Blagges Regiment Received out of his Majesties magazine for the use of Coll. Blagges Regiment
-Powder ​             150lb  +  *Powder 150lb  
-match                 ​150lb   +  *match   ​150lb   
-Muskett shott   ​150lb+  *Muskett shott  150lb
  
  ​Edward Evans  Lueitenant ​  ​Edward Evans  Lueitenant ​
  
-(2) Sussex Record Office.Add.Mss.4870 
  
 +==De Gomme & Taylor==
 +(2) Sussex Record Office. Add. Mss. 487
 + 
 To De Gomme and Taylor to raised 2 Companies ​  ​£100.00 no date.      To De Gomme and Taylor to raised 2 Companies ​  ​£100.00 no date.     
  
 +
 +==Wilson'​s Petition==
 (3) West Yorkshire Archive Service (3) West Yorkshire Archive Service
 QS1/​13/​4/​6/​5 Pontefract 1674 QS1/​13/​4/​6/​5 Pontefract 1674
 Petition of Christopher Wilson of Reedness Petition of Christopher Wilson of Reedness
-A soldier under the command of Captain Richard West,eldest Captain in Colonel Blagges Regiment.Served from Nottingham to Oxford and Wallingford.Lost an eye at Reading.+A soldier under the command of Captain Richard West, eldest Captain in Colonel Blagges Regiment. Served from Nottingham to Oxford and Wallingford. Lost an eye at Reading.
  
 Possibly the same man as Possibly the same man as
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 To Marquess of Ormonde Dublin To Marquess of Ormonde Dublin
 Charles R Charles R
-Right trusty and entirely beloved Cousin & Councellor wee greet you well.Wee have att the humble suite of Captaine Richard West bearer hereof given him a licence for a time to repaire into our Realme of Ireland to settle his affaires there,about his particular Estate.And forasmuch as he hath faithfully served us here:Wee are gratiously pleased to recommend him hereby to you for your countenance towards him,if he shall have occasion for it during his abode in Ireland.And so wee bid you heartily farewell.Given at our Court at Oxford the 4th day of November 1643.+ 
 +Right trusty and entirely beloved Cousin & Councellor wee greet you well. Wee have att the humble suite of Captaine Richard West bearer hereof given him a licence for a time to repaire into our Realme of Ireland to settle his affaires there, about his particular Estate. And forasmuch as he hath faithfully served us here:Wee are gratiously pleased to recommend him hereby to you for your countenance towards him, if he shall have occasion for it during his abode in Ireland. And so wee bid you heartily farewell. Given at our Court at Oxford the 4th day of November 1643.
  
 By his Majesties command By his Majesties command
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 Signed Tho. Blagge 15.5.1643 Signed Tho. Blagge 15.5.1643
  
 +
 +==Gooch'​s petition==
 (4) SP23.192.337 (4) SP23.192.337
 Extract. Extract.
 +
 The humble petition of Samuel Gooch of Bradfield in ye County of Suffolk The humble petition of Samuel Gooch of Bradfield in ye County of Suffolk
 Sheweth that your petitioner hath been in Armes against the Parliament and was in Wallingford Castle at the time of its surrender. Sheweth that your petitioner hath been in Armes against the Parliament and was in Wallingford Castle at the time of its surrender.
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 Referred to the Sub Committee ​ Referred to the Sub Committee ​
  
 +
 +==Shot==
 (5) WO.55.423.122 ​ (5) WO.55.423.122 ​
-Deliver to Ensign Gregory Grainger,​Ensign to Capt. Chester at Wallingford.Musket shot 11.2.1642/3+Deliver to Ensign Gregory Grainger, Ensign to Capt. Chester at Wallingford. Musket shot 11.2.1642/3
  
 +
 +==Lowdall'​s Commission==
 (6) Harl. Mss.6804 f.151 (6) Harl. Mss.6804 f.151
 Commission for Lieutenant Thomas Lowdall Lt. to Captain Thomas Blagge in Colonel Blagges Regiment. Commission for Lieutenant Thomas Lowdall Lt. to Captain Thomas Blagge in Colonel Blagges Regiment.
 28.5.1644 28.5.1644
  
 +
 +==Brydon'​s petition==
 (7) SP23.195.758 (7) SP23.195.758
 Extract. Extract.
 The humble peticion of Jasper Brydon of Cambridge The humble peticion of Jasper Brydon of Cambridge
 +
 Most humbly sheweth that your peticioner haveing been in actuall service in the Garrison of Wallingford against the honourable the high Courtt of Parliament and now comming in upon the Articles granted to the said Garrison desires to Compound for his delinquencie... Most humbly sheweth that your peticioner haveing been in actuall service in the Garrison of Wallingford against the honourable the high Courtt of Parliament and now comming in upon the Articles granted to the said Garrison desires to Compound for his delinquencie...
  
 Accepted the 24. Novemb: 1646 Accepted the 24. Novemb: 1646
  
-8) E.264.9 Capture of Captain Barber type as these are horse from Donnington and Wallingford.+ 
 +==Capt Barber== 
 + 
 +8) E.264.9 Capture of Captain Barber type as these are horse from Donnington and Wallingford.
   
 Harl.Ms 4712 f 88 +89 Harl.Ms 4712 f 88 +89
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 E.5.11 Blagge letter surrender of Wallingford. E.5.11 Blagge letter surrender of Wallingford.
  
-Colonel Thomas Blagges Horse 
  
-Captain ​                ​Edmund Barber ​  I.OSuffolk ​+SP29.361.110 
 +His petition to Charles II for assistance stating that he served Charles I in the late unhappy wars and had a son at Eton intending to go on to Kings College, Cambridge.
  
-SP29.361.110 
-His petition to Charles 11 for assistance stating that he served Charles 1 in the late unhappy wars and had a son at Eton intending to go on to Kings College,​Cambridge. 
-====Thomas Blagge==== 
-[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Thomas_Blagge|Thomas Blagge]] 
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 +[[royalist:​horse-regiments:​thomas-blagge|Colonel Thomas Blagge’s Regiment of Horse]]
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====