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 The uniform colour of the Regiment is unknown but from the following note at Oxford dated January 1642(3) they were the same colour as [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​earl-rivers|Earl Rivers’ Regiment of Foot]] :- //Whereas there are now making at Wallingford diverse suits of clothes towards the clothing of the Garrison, that the Governor there should cause equal distribution to be made such clothes between his own and the Earl Rivers Regiment proportionately according to the strength and number of each Regiment.//​((Harl. Mss. 6852. f.95)) The uniform colour of the Regiment is unknown but from the following note at Oxford dated January 1642(3) they were the same colour as [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​earl-rivers|Earl Rivers’ Regiment of Foot]] :- //Whereas there are now making at Wallingford diverse suits of clothes towards the clothing of the Garrison, that the Governor there should cause equal distribution to be made such clothes between his own and the Earl Rivers Regiment proportionately according to the strength and number of each Regiment.//​((Harl. Mss. 6852. f.95))
  
-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 ??+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// Alternatively this might have been Earl River'​s regiment that is known to have flown black flags, both were in garrison at Wallingford at this time. 
  
 Equipped with matchlock muskets ​ Equipped with matchlock muskets ​