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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 =====Flags===== =====Flags=====
-One flag known from the regiment is that of Captain Sir Richard Astley. It is carved upon his tomb at Patshulland was interpreted by Brigadier Young as being a white cinquefoil on a blue field, in line with Astley'​s arms+Symonds recorded the regiment as having "blew colours"​((British Library Harleian Ms 911)).  
 +One known cornet design ​from the regiment is that of Captain Sir Richard Astley: it is carved upon his tomb, Sir Richard is depicted at the head of a troop of horse with a trumpeter whose trumpet banner also bears a cinquefoil. This was interpreted by Brigadier Young as being a white cinquefoil on a blue field. ​
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
-====Blind Harry’ Hastings, Lord Loughborough====+===='Blind Harry’ Hastings, Lord Loughborough====
 [[http://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Henry_Hastings,​_1st_Baron_Loughborough|Lord Loughborough]] [[http://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Henry_Hastings,​_1st_Baron_Loughborough|Lord Loughborough]]
 ====Capt Sir Richard Astley==== ====Capt Sir Richard Astley====
-Commemorated ​in Patshull ​Church, ​his memorial features carvings depicting his troop of horse+An impressive memorial to Sir Richard is located ​in St Mary'​s ​Church, ​Patshull
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *May 1645: 3 troops with 100 men at Leicester((British Library Harleian Ms 911))   *May 1645: 3 troops with 100 men at Leicester((British Library Harleian Ms 911))
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====