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royalist:horse-regiments:george-gunter [02/10/2018 21:24]
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royalist:horse-regiments:george-gunter [19/08/2019 15:09] (current)
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 =====Flags===== =====Flags=====
 Possibly black flags. //Sir Edward Stowells Brigade: Lord Hoptons Regiment, Sir Edward Stowells Regiment 2 Colours Argent, Colonel Sir Faithful Fortescue, Colonel Gunters and Colonel Apsleys combined 2 Colours Sable, Colonel Peirce no Colours//​((Harl.Mss. 986 f.87)). At the muster they were in Sir Edward Stowells Brigade and were combined with the Regiment of Colonel Apsley. They consisted of two Troops and the Colours of each Troop were Black. Interestingly the Armorial bearing for Gunter are Sable three dexter gauntlets Ar (black with 3 white gaulntlets). Colonel Apsley is probably Colonel John Apsley of Pulborough, Sussex. Possibly black flags. //Sir Edward Stowells Brigade: Lord Hoptons Regiment, Sir Edward Stowells Regiment 2 Colours Argent, Colonel Sir Faithful Fortescue, Colonel Gunters and Colonel Apsleys combined 2 Colours Sable, Colonel Peirce no Colours//​((Harl.Mss. 986 f.87)). At the muster they were in Sir Edward Stowells Brigade and were combined with the Regiment of Colonel Apsley. They consisted of two Troops and the Colours of each Troop were Black. Interestingly the Armorial bearing for Gunter are Sable three dexter gauntlets Ar (black with 3 white gaulntlets). Colonel Apsley is probably Colonel John Apsley of Pulborough, Sussex.
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 +Harl.Mss 986 f.89 lists Colonel Gunter and Colonel Apsley combined carrying 2 Black colours, however, Gunter seems the more likely candidate, based upon armorial bearings.
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 +Armorial Bearings of Apsley: Barry of 6 argent and gules, a Canton ermine, an Anult or for difference.
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 +Armorial Bearings of Gunter: Sable 3 Gauntlets dexter argent.
  
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====