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-|**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 =====
  
 +====1643====
 +  *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
 +====1644====
 +  *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=====
-Colonel ​Francis ​Traffords Regiment of Horse+====Francis ​Trafford====
  
-Lieutenant Colonel ​     Francis Morley ​          Ment. I.O.+====Officer List==== 
 +From original research by Victor Judge, aka BCW wiki user 1642
  
-Sargeant Major             ​Godfrey Dennis ​          ​I.O. Yorks. +  *Colonel Francis Traffford 
-Sargeant Major             ​Christopher Hildyard ​+  *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.+  *Captain Lieutenant George Thimbleby ​(I.O. Yorks.
 +  *Lieutenant John Errington (I.O. L + W to Capt. Wyvall)
  
-Captain ​                                        ​Hillyard ​           Ment. I.O.  +  *Cornet John Hall (I.O. L + W to Sgnt. Maj. Dennis) 
-Captain ​                           Richard Hunter ​          I.O. Yorks+  ​*Cornet Thomas Lowther (I.O. Cumbto Capt. Wyvall) 
-Captain ​                           Edward Wyvall ​           I.O. Cumb.+  ​*Cornet Cuthbert Morley (to LtColMorley)
  
-Lieutenant ​                     John Errington ​           ​I.O. L + W to Capt. Wyvall ​+  *Quartermaster Phillip Herbert (I.O. Yorks. ​to Capt. Hillyard) 
 +  *Quartermaster Charles Jackson (I.O. Yorks. to Lt. Col. Morley)
  
-Cornet ​                            John Hall                       I.O. L + W to Sgnt. Maj. Dennis +=====Contemporary References=====
-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 +
-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+
  
 +===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. Cuthbert Morley Cornet to Lieutenant Colonel Morley in my Regiment.
 Signed Francis Trafford. Signed Francis Trafford.
  
-In 1643 he was taken prisoner to Hull and exchanged by Sir Thomas Glenham,​Governor of York.+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 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'. 
  
 +'​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'.
 +
 +===Northallerton===
 E.49.26 E.49.26
 Late May 1644 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. 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.
  
-n.b The Castle was surrendered in 1645 by Captain Zachary Steward.+===Notes=== 
 +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. There are no military references in the Parish records at Danby and the records in Northallerton are blank during the Civil War.
  
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-====Francis Trafford==== 
 =====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 =====