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-|**Active**|1645 to 1646|+|**Active**|1644 to 1646|
 |**Country**|France| |**Country**|France|
 | |England| | |England|
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-  *December: La Plane commissioned Colonel+  *November: La Plane commissioned Colonel
  
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 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
-One of a ‘brigade’ of three or four French cavalry regiments said by Vicars ​(Anglia Rediviva) to have served with Goring and Hopton in the West Country. The regiment was not completely French; some of its known officers were English, with one from Ireland. It lost at least six officers captured at Langport. ​+One of a ‘brigade’ of three or four French cavalry regiments said by Sprigge ​(Anglia Rediviva) to have served with Goring and Hopton in the West Country. The regiment was not completely French; some of its known officers were English, with one from Ireland. It lost at least six officers captured at Langport. ​By the surrender at Truro, la Plane was in command of a brigade of three regiments.  
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 +Before taking up his commission with the Royalists it appears that la Plane was in negotiations with the Earl of Denbigh to raise a regiment for Parliament. (see N.A. SP29/143 William Crowne'​s accounts) ​
 =====Flags and Equipment===== =====Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
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   *Lieutenant Barnard ​             *Lieutenant Barnard ​          
   *Lieutenant Homes      ​   *Lieutenant Homes      ​
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-  *Cornet Nicholas Anchthill ​       +  *Cornet Nicholas Anchthill
   *Cornet Gregory Babbidge ​           *Cornet Gregory Babbidge ​        
   *Cornet Peter Cary   *Cornet Peter Cary
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 =====Contemporary References===== =====Contemporary References=====
 ====Warrant==== ====Warrant====
-//Warrant to Colonel General Ashburnham or Sir Walter Hastings 2.11.1644  +Warrant to Colonel General Ashburnham or Sir Walter Hastings 2.11.1644  
-Bertrand Rossen de la Plane to have a Commission to be Colonel of Horse and particularly of all subjects of the French Nation.//+ 
 +//Bertrand Rossen de la Plane to have a Commission to be Colonel of Horse and particularly of all subjects of the French Nation.//
 ====Account by John Rooke==== ====Account by John Rooke====
 Period prior to 17th February 1646. Period prior to 17th February 1646.