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 |**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**|Yorkshire| |**Area Raised**|Yorkshire|
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 ====1643==== ====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   *December: Trafford said to be active in the East Riding of Yorkshire
 ====1644==== ====1644====
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 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
-Probably part of the Northern Horse. Mulgrave Castle was surrendered some time in 1645 by Capt Zachary Steward, perhaps part of this regiment. ​+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====
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 ===Pass for Hildyard=== ===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 +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=== ===Cornet Morley===
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 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=== ===Northallerton===
 E.49.26 E.49.26
 Late May 1644 Late May 1644
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 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.
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 ===Notes=== ===Notes===
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *May 1644: 160 Royalist horse said to be involved in the raid on Northallerton   *May 1644: 160 Royalist horse said to be involved in the raid on Northallerton
-=====See Also====== +=====See Also====== 
 +  *[[bishops-wars:​english-horse-regiments:​sir-francis-trafford|Colonel Francis Trafford’s Regiment of Dragoons]] of the Bishops'​ Wars
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====