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 ====Captain Richard Atkyns==== ====Captain Richard Atkyns====
 [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Richard_Atkyns|Richard Atkyns]] was at first a Captain in [[royalist:​horse-regiments:​lord-chandos|Lord Chandos’ Regiment of Horse]] ​ but soon transferred Prince Maurice’s Regiment He wrote a lively account of his part in the 1643 campaigns with Maurice. ​ [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Richard_Atkyns|Richard Atkyns]] was at first a Captain in [[royalist:​horse-regiments:​lord-chandos|Lord Chandos’ Regiment of Horse]] ​ but soon transferred Prince Maurice’s Regiment He wrote a lively account of his part in the 1643 campaigns with Maurice. ​
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 +Prince Maurices'​ regiment of Horse
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 +Lieutenant Colonel ​       Derby Omul Bryan  (7)
 +Lieutenant Colonel ​        Guy Molesworth ​     (4)
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 +Sargeant Major                Richard Atkyns ​      (5)
 +Sargeant Major                Thomas Sheldon ​   (5) 
 +Sargeant Major                Robert Legge           (4)
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 +Captain Lieutenant ​        Hugh Williams ​        ​(4) ​
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 +Captain ​                           Richard Atkyns ​       (5)
 +Captain ​                                      ​Buck ​              (5)
 +Captain ​                           James Eliott ​            ​(4) ​ + Ment. I.O.
 +Captain ​                           William Ford             I.O. L + W
 +Captain ​                           John Freake ​            (4) + Ment. I.O. 
 +Captain ​                           John Hanmer ​          ​(5) ​  
 +Captain ​                           Wooley Leigh           ​(4) ​
 +Captain ​                           Robert Molesworth (3)
 +Captain ​                           Roger Renekers ​      Ment. I.O.
 +Captain ​                           Thomas Roberts ​     I.O. L + W
 +Captain ​                           John Salisbury ​        I.O. Denbigh.
 +Captain ​                           W.       ​Sheldon ​       (4) + Ment. I.O.
 +Captain ​                           Robert Snead           Ment. I.O.
 +Captain ​                           James Zouch          (6)
 +
 +Lieutenant ​                      ​William Arscott ​       I.O. L + W
 +Lieutenant ​                      ​Richard Elliott ​         I.O. L + W to Capt. Elliott  ​
 +Lieutenant ​                      ​George Guise           I.O. Glocs. To Capt. W.Sheldon ​
 +Lieutenant ​                      ​William Horton ​        I.O. Glocs. To Capt. Freake
 +Lieutenant ​                      Roger Jones             (5) to Capt. Hanmer ​
 +Lieutenant ​                      ​Robert Morse           I.O. Glocs.
 +Lieutenant ​                      ​Thomas Sandys ​      (5) to Capt. Atkyns
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 +Cornet ​                             Roger Gardiner ​      (1) to Prince Maurice
 +Cornet ​                             William Grills ​          I.O. Cornwall
 +Cornet ​                                           Holmes ​      (5) to Capt. Atkyns
 +Cornet ​                             Henry Lyon              I.O. Lancs. to Capt. Renekers ​
 +Cornet ​                             William Mason         I.O. Warks. To Capt. Freake ​
 +Cornet ​                            John Sheldon ​          I.O. Worcs. to Capt. W. Sheldon
 +Cornet ​                            ​Wellsborne Sill         I.O. L + W to Capt. W. Sheldon
 +Cornet ​                            ​Stephen Smith          I.O. L + W to Capt. Snead 
 +Cornet ​                                       Washnage ​     (5)
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 +Quartermaster ​               Edward Hebden ​      I.O. Yorks. ​
 +Quartermaster ​               William Hickes ​        (2)
 +Quartermaster ​               George Nation ​         I.O. Cornwall
 +Quartermaster ​               John Watts               I.O. L + W to the Lifeguard
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 +(1) Add.Mss 23114 f.61 Pr.Maurices own Cornet.His petition 28.9.1660
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 +(2)SP.19.116.105
 +Information of Richard Beeston that William Hickes was a Quartermaster under Prince Maurice at Ripple Field.
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 +(2) The Peerage of Ireland 1789 John Lodge
 +Robert Molesworth,​younger brother of Guy,served under him as Captain throught the Civil War.
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 +(4) Harl. Mss.986 f.83
 +Prince Maurice 7 Colours red 300
 +Lt. Col. Molsworth
 +Maj. Rob. Legg
 +Capt. Woolley Lee died in Oxford 1644
 +Capt. Sheldon
 +Capt. James Eliott
 +Capt. John Freake
 +Capt. Lt. Hugh Williams
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 +Harl.Mss.6852 f.2
 +Commission for Wooley Leigh for 1 Troop of Horse,​Prince Maurices Regiment 7.2.1642/3
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 +(5) The vindication of Richard Atkyns 1669  ​
 +Captain Hanmer was killed at Little Deane in a desperate charge.Sargeant Major Sheldon and Captain Atkyns also took part.
 +Sargeant Major Sheldon and Cornet Washnage mortally wounded by the explosion after the battle of Lansdown.Prince Maurice called Atkyns to him and promoted him to Sargeant Major in Sheldons place and also Adjutant General.
 +Captain Buck was a gentleman of Atkyns Troop when Atkyns was Sargeant Major.After Bristol was taken Atkyns was replaced as Sargeant Major (probably by Robert Legge) and he gave up his troop.
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 +To Sir Thomas Hanmer
 +I received your letters & returne you thanks for your furst messenger.Sorry I am that I cannot fortfie your expectation with the sight of the Troope under your owne command,but since it is committed by Prince Rupert to the care of Maior Power.I am confident that they will not be indulged soe much fovour as to be sent into theire owne country untill the warr be ended,or the Troope dissolved.Had I bin with my Captaine when he was employed upon his last service,I should,I believe,​have knowne where was the money and how much he had,but uppon enquiry I found it was lost.......being in gold and in his pocket for the money which I disbursd at his last solemnity the sum of which I sent you before with the Quartermaster & will show his hands subscribed as witnesses being 43L 4sh 7d,I cannot find how to have it returned by bill of exchange.So that I have sent my servant to you & will runn the hazard of loosing it in the passage with him if you please to send it by him you will soe much the more oblige me.
 +Yours in all further service
 +Roger Jones
 +June 7th 1643
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 +On the reverse Sir Thomas Hanmers note.
 +Lt. Jones letter to mee to pay ye money to his man
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 +Re above.
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 +Visitation of Flintshire 1670
 +Sir John Hanmer
 +Sons
 +1. Sir Thomas Hanmer
 +2. John Hanmer Capt. of horse in the service of his Majestie King Charles the first.Slayn at Little Deane in Glocs. in a fight against Sir William Waller
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 +Richard Atkins states one Captain Hanmer bein better horst than myself,in persuite,​fell upon their Ambuscade and was killed Horse and Man.
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 +(6) Harl.Mss.6852 f.1
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 +Commission to James Zouch for 1 Troop of Horse,​Prince Maurices Regiment. 14.11.1642
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 +Later went on to become Colonel of 500 horse and died in Reading of a great cold after the 1st Battle of Newbury.
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 +(7) E.44.17 The Kingdoms Weekly Intelligencer 25th April-1st May 1644
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 +Brought before the House a Lieutenant Colonel Derby Omul Bryan,Irish Papist and Lt. Col. of Horse in Prince Maurices Regiment,​captured in Sussex having left the service and was tyring to get to Flaunders.
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 +North Aston Oxfordshire Parish Register
 +27.11.1644 Buried Thomas Cheney a Trooper in Prince Maurice his Regiment drowned at Enslow bridge.
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 +SP29.1.96 State Papers undated May 1660
 +To the Kings most exellent Majestie
 +The humble petition of Edward Carter gent
 +Humbly sheweth that your petitioner till the rendition of Oxford faithfully served your Majesties Royall father of blessed memory in the late unhappy warrs riding as a reformado in the Regiment of Prince Maurice maintayninge himselfe and his man at his own charge.
 +That the petitioner hath been a great sufferer by ye Committee of Buckinghamshire not dareing openly to appeare and follow his vocation but privately to act for his livelihood
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *October 1642: 4 troops at Edgehill   *October 1642: 4 troops at Edgehill