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 Red cornets from the regiment were captured by Essex'​s army when the regiment was surprised along with [[royalist:​horse-regiments:​sir-nicholas-crispe|Sir Nicholas Crispe’s Regiment of Horse]] at Cirencester. Illustration 1 depicts Lord Spencer'​s cornet, unusually it bears his coat of arms, a practice frowned upon by contemporary heralds. Illustration 2 depicts the cornet of Sir John Colepepper, the King's Chancellor of the Exchequer, it shows the House of Commons with severed heads on it and the motto 'as outside, so inside'​ effectively calls the Commons traitors. Illustration 3 depicts a cavalier chasing a Parliamentarian crying for quarter and the motto translates as 'who follows this wins'​((Tony Barton and Charles Kightly. Previously published in Military Modelling magazine)). Colours known Williams 130 Maj. Bosevile + 2 unknown officers. Taken at Cirencester when Regiment was Richard Spencers of Orpington, Kent. Red cornets from the regiment were captured by Essex'​s army when the regiment was surprised along with [[royalist:​horse-regiments:​sir-nicholas-crispe|Sir Nicholas Crispe’s Regiment of Horse]] at Cirencester. Illustration 1 depicts Lord Spencer'​s cornet, unusually it bears his coat of arms, a practice frowned upon by contemporary heralds. Illustration 2 depicts the cornet of Sir John Colepepper, the King's Chancellor of the Exchequer, it shows the House of Commons with severed heads on it and the motto 'as outside, so inside'​ effectively calls the Commons traitors. Illustration 3 depicts a cavalier chasing a Parliamentarian crying for quarter and the motto translates as 'who follows this wins'​((Tony Barton and Charles Kightly. Previously published in Military Modelling magazine)). Colours known Williams 130 Maj. Bosevile + 2 unknown officers. Taken at Cirencester when Regiment was Richard Spencers of Orpington, Kent.
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
-====Henry, Lord Spencer====+====Henry, Lord Spencer, 1st Earl of Sunderland====
 [[http://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Henry_Spencer,​_1st_Earl_of_Sunderland|Lord Spencer]] was killed at the First Battle of Newbury. [[http://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Henry_Spencer,​_1st_Earl_of_Sunderland|Lord Spencer]] was killed at the First Battle of Newbury.
 ====Sir Thomas Colepepper==== ====Sir Thomas Colepepper====