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 ====Lord Grandison==== ====Lord Grandison====
 [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Lord_Grandison|William Villiers, Second Viscount Grandison]] led a troop of horse in the First Bishops'​ War and a regiment of horse in the Second. He raised another regiment of horse for the King in 1642, fighting at Edgehill, but it was mostly captured at Winchester in the December by Waller. In 1643 he was Colonel General of Foot in the Oxford Army under Lord Forth and was killed leading an infantry brigade at the storm of Bristol. [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Lord_Grandison|William Villiers, Second Viscount Grandison]] led a troop of horse in the First Bishops'​ War and a regiment of horse in the Second. He raised another regiment of horse for the King in 1642, fighting at Edgehill, but it was mostly captured at Winchester in the December by Waller. In 1643 he was Colonel General of Foot in the Oxford Army under Lord Forth and was killed leading an infantry brigade at the storm of Bristol.
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 +=====Contemporary References=====
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
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 +==Musgrave'​s petition==
 +(1) SP29.20.93
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 +‘Petition of Captain Simon Musgrave….in 1642 was Cornet of Horse under Lord Grandison, then a Lieutenant of Horse under Sir William Pennyman afterwards Lord Ruthvens Regiment, and lastly a Captain of Horse under Sir Phillip Musgrave both in the siege of Carlisle and then in the service of Hambletons Warr in 1648, my Lord Langdale being Commander in chief.’
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *Edgehill: 4 troops   *Edgehill: 4 troops