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royalist:horse-regiments:col.-francis-trafford [14/02/2013 21:37] external edit
royalist:horse-regiments:col.-francis-trafford [31/01/2018 16:58] (current)
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 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**|1645|+|**Active**|1643 to 1645|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
 |**Allegiance**|Royalist| |**Allegiance**|Royalist|
 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
-|**Type**|Horse| +|**Type**|Horse|  
 +| |Dragoons|
 |**Colonel**|Francis Trafford| |**Colonel**|Francis Trafford|
-|**Area Raised**| |+|**Area Raised**|Yorkshire|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
-|**Field Armies**|Langdale 45?|+|**Field Armies**|Garrison| 
 +|Langdale 45?|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
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 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
 +  *October: Trafford at York collecting weapons
 +  *November: Issued pistols and swords at Scarborough
 +  *December: Trafford said to be active in the East Riding of Yorkshire
 +  *Garrison Danby and Mulgrave Castles
 +  *May: Raid the Scots horse at Northallerton
 ====1645==== ====1645====
 +  *Mulgrave Castle surrenders
   *May: Storm of Leicester?   *May: Storm of Leicester?
   *June: Battle of Naseby?   *June: Battle of Naseby?
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
-Probably part of the Northern Horse+Appear to consist of both horse and dragoons. ​Probably part of the Northern Horse. Mulgrave Castle was surrendered some time in 1645 by Capt Zachary Steward, perhaps part of this regiment. ​
 =====Flags and Equipment===== =====Flags and Equipment=====
 +Issued with 232 pistols and 100 swords at Scarborough from York magazine in Nov 1643. 
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Francis Trafford==== ====Francis Trafford====
 +====Officer List====
 +From original research by Victor Judge, aka BCW wiki user 1642
 +  *Colonel Francis Traffford
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel Francis Morley (Ment. I.O.)
 +  *Sargeant Major Godfrey Dennis (I.O. Yorks.)
 +  *Sargeant Major Christopher Hildyard ​
 +  *Captain Hillyard (Ment. I.O.)
 +  *Captain Richard Hunter (I.O. Yorks.)
 +  *Captain Edward Wyvall (I.O. Cumb.)
 +  *Captain Lieutenant George Thimbleby (I.O. Yorks.)
 +  *Lieutenant John Errington (I.O. L + W to Capt. Wyvall)
 +  *Cornet John Hall (I.O. L + W to Sgnt. Maj. Dennis)
 +  *Cornet Thomas Lowther (I.O. Cumb. to Capt. Wyvall)
 +  *Cornet Cuthbert Morley (to Lt. Col. Morley)
 +  *Quartermaster Phillip Herbert (I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Hillyard)
 +  *Quartermaster Charles Jackson (I.O. Yorks. to Lt. Col. Morley)
 +=====Contemporary References=====
 +===Pass for Hildyard===
 +Pass from Fer. Fairfax for Sargeant Major Christopher Hildyard (of Rooth, Yorks.) to pass to Rooth. 16.7.1644. Probably the same man as Captain Hillyard
 +===Cornet Morley===
 +Cuthbert Morley Cornet to Lieutenant Colonel Morley in my Regiment.
 +Signed Francis Trafford.
 +In 1643 he was taken prisoner to Hull and exchanged by Sir Thomas Glenham, Governor of York.
 +===Trafford in the East Riding===
 +E.78.14The kingdomes weekly intelligencer 5-13.12.1643
 +'​Collonel Trafford a Papist (one much relied on at Court to settle the Protestant Religion) is come into the East Riding of Yorkshire,​and by his letters stiles himselfe, Generall of the East Riding, but Sir William Constable and Sir John Meldrum are gone from Hull with a party to meet him'.
 +Late May 1644
 +Sallied out of Danby and Mougrave (Mulgrave) Castles in Cleveland and fell upon some Scots horse quartered at Northallerton but were resisted and 17 men slain.
 +Mulgrave Castle was surrendered in 1645 by Captain Zachary Steward.
 +There are no military references in the Parish records at Danby and the records in Northallerton are blank during the Civil War.
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
-=====See Also====== +  *May 1644: 160 Royalist horse said to be involved in the raid on Northallerton 
 +=====See Also====== 
 +  *[[bishops-wars:​english-horse-regiments:​sir-francis-trafford|Colonel Francis Trafford’s Regiment of Dragoons]] of the Bishops'​ Wars
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====