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royalist:horse-regiments:col.-edward-dyer [14/03/2020 01:03]
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royalist:horse-regiments:col.-edward-dyer [14/03/2020 01:09] (current)
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-//Royalist regiment of horse from Somerset//+//Royalist regiment of horse from Somerset ​active in 1645, possibly Trained Band//
   
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 +Edward (or Edmund?) Dyer of Sharpham Park was a Lieutenant Colonel of the Somerset Trained Band horse. He was captured by Parliament at the fall of Bridgewater,​ he led a regiment of horse for the Royalists in 1645. Whether this was a volunteer or Trained Band unit is uncertain. ​
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 =====Flags===== =====Flags=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
  
 ====Colonel Edward Dyer==== ====Colonel Edward Dyer====
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 Of Sharpham Park, Somerset. Previously a Trained Band Lt Col, he was captured at the siege of Bridgwater Of Sharpham Park, Somerset. Previously a Trained Band Lt Col, he was captured at the siege of Bridgwater