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 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
-|**Field Armies**|Lucas 1648|+|**Field Armies**|Norwich 1648| 
 +|Lucas 1648|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//Royalist regiment of horse besieged at Colchester in the Second Civil War//+//Royalist regiment of horse of the Kent rising, ending up besieged at Colchester in the Second Civil War//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 ====1648==== ====1648====
 +  *May: Raised in Kent
 +  *June: Battle of Maidstone
 +  *June: Skirmish at Blackheath
   *June: Taking of Colchester   *June: Taking of Colchester
   *June to August: Besieged at Colchester   *June to August: Besieged at Colchester
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 ==== Edward Hammond==== ==== Edward Hammond====
 A naval officer. ​ A naval officer. ​
-Lieutenant Colonel John Bowmer,​previously ​in Ireland in 1641 as Cornet and then Lieutenant to Captain George Villiers,​later to be Lord Grandison. +====Lieutenant Colonel John Bowmer==== 
-He was then promoted to Captain and came into England as Sargeant Major to Sir William Vaughans Regiment of Horse. +Previously ​in Ireland in 1641 as Cornet and then Lieutenant to Captain George Villiers, later to be Lord Grandison. He was then promoted to Captain and came into England as Sargeant Major to [[royalist:​horse-regiments:​sir-william-vaughan|Sir William Vaughans Regiment of Horse]]In 1648 at the engagement in Kent he was Lieutenant Colonel of Horse to Colonel Edward Hammond and marched with him under the Earl of Norwich (Goring).
-1648 at the engagement in Kent he was Lieutenant Colonel of Horse to Colonel Edward Hammond and marched with him under the Earl of Norwich (Goring).+
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======