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 ====1644==== ====1644====
   *March: Battle of Newark?   *March: Battle of Newark?
-  *August: Besieged at South Wingfield?+  *August: Besieged at South Wingfield
  
 ====1645==== ====1645====
   *May: Storm of Leicester?   *May: Storm of Leicester?
   *June: Battle of Naseby   *June: Battle of Naseby
-  *November to May 1646: Besieged at Newark+  *November to May 1646: Besieged at Newark?
  
 ====1646==== ====1646====
-  *Surrender at Newark+  *Surrender at Newark?
  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
-Based at Wingfield Manor+Based at Wingfield Manor. Molyneux at surrender of Ashby de la Zouch. 
 =====Flags===== =====Flags=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ==== Col Roger Molyneux==== ==== Col Roger Molyneux====
  
-Colonel Roger Molyneux Regiment of Horse+====Officer List==== 
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
 +  *Colonel Roger Molyneux
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel William Whichcote (2)
 +  *Sargeant Major Thomas Eyre (1) + (2)
 +  *Sargeant Major Norris Fines (2) + I.O. Lincoln.
  
-Lieutenant Colonel ​         William Whichcote ​  (2)+  ​*Captain Arthur Lowe (2) 
 +  *Captain John Lowe (2) 
 +  *Captain Anthony Wilkinson (3) + I.O. L + W.
  
-Sargeant Major                Thomas Eyre            ​(1) (2) +  *Captain Lieutenant Wilkinson ​(1) 
-Sargeant Major                Norris Fines              (2) + I.O. Lincoln.+  *Lieutenant Chippindale ​(2) 
 +  ​*Lieutenant Richard Evans I.O. Derbys.
  
-Captain Lieutenant ​               Wilkinson ​           ​(1)+  *Cornet John Belson I.O. Derbys. 
 +  *Cornet Bennet ​(2) 
 +  *Cornet John Wilkinson I.O. Lincoln.
  
-Captain ​                             Arthur Lowe              (2) +  *Quartermaster Edward Holland I.O. Notts. ​ 
-Captain ​                             John Lowe                (2) +  ​*Quartermaster William Mowbray I.O. Lincoln. To Sgnt. Maj. Fines 
-Captain ​                             Anthony Wilkinson ​ (3) + I.O. L + W.+  ​*Quartermaster Hezekial Smith I.O. L + W. 
 +  *Quartermaster John Clarke I.O. Lincs. To Lt. Col. Whichcote  ​
  
-Lieutenant ​                       Chippindale ​               (2) +  *Quartermaster Henry Statham ​I.O. Notts. of Foot.
-Lieutenant ​                       Richard Evans           I.O. Derbys.+
  
-Cornet ​                              John Belson ​              I.O. Derbys. +=====Contemporary References===== 
-Cornet ​                                        ​Bennet ​              (2) +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
-Cornet ​                              John Wilkinson ​         I.O. Lincoln.+
  
-Quartermaster ​                ​Edward Holland ​        I.O. Notts. ​ 
-Quartermaster ​                ​William Mowbray ​      I.O. Lincoln. To Sgnt.Maj.Fines 
-Quartermaster ​                ​Hezekial Smith           I.O. L + W. 
- 
-Quartermaster ​              Henry Statham ​           I.O. Notts. of Foot. 
  
 Derbyshire Record Office Derbyshire Record Office
 Q/​SB/​2/​640/​2 Q/​SB/​2/​640/​2
 The peticion of John Mathew of Losco in the parish of Haynor The peticion of John Mathew of Losco in the parish of Haynor
-Sheweth that your peticioner was a soldier under the Command of Captaine Bagshaw at Winfield Mannour and was there plundered by the Cavaliers of all the goods hee had,since which it pleased God to strike your peticioner with lamenesse that hee is not able to helpe himselfe further than hee is carried that hee hath two small children and his wife and hath sould theire cow and all their household goods to buy them them bread and other sustenance. ​ 
  
 +Sheweth that your peticioner was a soldier under the Command of Captaine Bagshaw at Winfield Mannour and was there plundered by the Cavaliers of all the goods hee had, since which it pleased God to strike your peticioner with lamenesse that hee is not able to helpe himselfe further than hee is carried that hee hath two small children and his wife and hath sould theire cow and all their household goods to buy them them bread and other sustenance. ​
  
  
 (1) Harl.Mss.986 f.96 (1) Harl.Mss.986 f.96
  
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 E.252.51 Perfect occurrences of Parliament 28.6.-5.7.1644 E.252.51 Perfect occurrences of Parliament 28.6.-5.7.1644
 +
 ‘Sir, ‘Sir,
-some of our men being out from Darby towards Nottingham,​were taken by a party of horse that came from Winkefield mannor,who carried them away prisoners,​but a party of our horse followed them to rescue our men,and pursued them to the medow lying neere Winkefield the enemy not knowing that they were followed,​sent for their Dinner and had it brought them in the meddow,​where they kept our men,​insulting over them in a most tyrannous manner,our horse marched up,and fel upon them ere they were aware,slew foure of them tooke five prisoners,​and rescued those of our men that they had taken,beat the rest into their Garrison,​and brought away 80 horse,which the enemie had left behind them,and came of bravely without the losse of one man.’+some of our men being out from Darby towards Nottingham, were taken by a party of horse that came from Winkefield mannor, who carried them away prisoners, but a party of our horse followed them to rescue our men, and pursued them to the medow lying neere Winkefield the enemy not knowing that they were followed, sent for their Dinner and had it brought them in the meddow, where they kept our men, insulting over them in a most tyrannous manner, our horse marched up, and fel upon them ere they were aware, slew foure of them tooke five prisoners, and rescued those of our men that they had taken, beat the rest into their Garrison, and brought away 80 horse, which the enemie had left behind them, and came of bravely without the losse of one man.’
 Darby June 28 1644  Darby June 28 1644 
  
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 Officers taken in Wingfield Manor Officers taken in Wingfield Manor
  
-Colonel Roger Molyneux +  *Colonel Roger Molyneux 
-Lieutenant Colonel William Whitchcote +  *Lieutenant Colonel William Whitchcote 
-Sargeant Major        Norris Fines +  *Sargeant Major Norris Fines 
-Sargeant Major        Thomas Eyre +  *Sargeant Major Thomas Eyre 
-Captain ​                    ​John Lowe +  *Captain John Lowe 
-Captain ​                    ​Arthur Lowe +  *Captain Arthur Lowe 
-Captain Lieutenant ​   Wilkinson +  *Captain Lieutenant Wilkinson 
-Lieutenant ​               Chippindale +  *Lieutenant Chippindale 
-Cornet ​                       Bennet+  *Cornet Bennet
  
 Some of these Officers were connected to Sir John Fitzherberts Regiment Some of these Officers were connected to Sir John Fitzherberts Regiment
 +
  
 Derbyshire Record Office Derbyshire Record Office
 Q/SB/2/645 Undated petition Q/SB/2/645 Undated petition
 To the Right Hon. and Wor. his Maj. Justices of the Peace for the County of Darby at the Quarter Sessions assembled. To the Right Hon. and Wor. his Maj. Justices of the Peace for the County of Darby at the Quarter Sessions assembled.
 +
 The humble peticion of John Brocklehurst of Alderwasley in the said County labourer humbly sheweth The humble peticion of John Brocklehurst of Alderwasley in the said County labourer humbly sheweth
-Whereas your said peticioner having beene a souldier for his late Majesties of ever blessed memory +Whereas your said peticioner having beene a souldier for his late Majesties of ever blessed memory under the command of Captaine John Lowe of Alderwasley in the said County Esq. lately deceased, and in the said servise receaving hurts and bruises together with old age being become altogether uncapable of obtaininge a livelyhood by his hand labor, and being his Majestie is gratiously pleased to bestow persons of faithfull and loyall indigent souldiers your peticioner humbly request is that your Honours and Lordships would be pleased to allowe him such a pencion as you in your judicious judgmente shall thinke and conveniant for an object of soe much pitty. ​
-under the command of Captaine John Lowe of Alderwasley in the said County Esq. lately deceased,​and in the said servise receaving hurts and bruises together with old age being become altogether uncapable of obtaininge a livelyhood by his hand labor,and being his Majestie is gratiously pleased to bestow persons +
-of faithfull and loyall indigent souldiers your peticioner humbly request is that your Honours and Lordships would be pleased to allowe him such a pencion as you in your judicious judgmente shall thinke and conveniant for an object of soe much pitty. ​+
  
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-Quartermaster ​         John Clarke ​  I.O. Lincs. To Lt. Col. Whichcote ​   ​ 
  
 (3) SP.29.56.5 (3) SP.29.56.5
-Petition of Anne Molyneaux regarding Captaine Anthony ​ Wilkinson deceased.+Petition of Anne Molyneaux regarding Captaine Anthony Wilkinson deceased. 
 That he raysed his Troop at his own charge in ye Regiment of Colonell Molyneaux and continued loyal That he raysed his Troop at his own charge in ye Regiment of Colonell Molyneaux and continued loyal
 +
 SP.29.5 i SP.29.5 i
 Certificate signed by William Whichcote and Norreys Fynes to the above. Certificate signed by William Whichcote and Norreys Fynes to the above.
 Collonel Molyneauxs Regiment. ​   ​ Collonel Molyneauxs Regiment. ​   ​
 +
  
 E.254.25 Perfect occurrences of Parliament 23-30.8.1644 E.254.25 Perfect occurrences of Parliament 23-30.8.1644
 Letter extract,​issuer and recipient unknown. ​ Letter extract,​issuer and recipient unknown. ​
 +
 ‘Sir, ‘Sir,
-we have now cleared our County of the cursed brood and nest of the cruell and mercilesse Cavaliers ,who have been a heavie plague to this poor Country,​Winckfield their last Garrison being in our hands,of which I know you have the particulars before this will come to your hands. +we have now cleared our County of the cursed brood and nest of the cruell and mercilesse Cavaliers, who have been a heavie plague to this poor Country, Winckfield their last Garrison being in our hands, of which I know you have the particulars before this will come to your hands. 
-Collonel Whitcote I beleeve,is gone to his old friend Baggot to Lichfield; and Major Eyre,and Major Fines went both to Titbury [Tutbury Castle]: But I believe they will not stay there,for we heare that Baggot decreased in strength,​the two Captain Lowes (John and Arthur) ​ went with heavie hearts,who I believe will stay as near the County as they can.’+Collonel Whitcote I beleeve, is gone to his old friend Baggot to Lichfield; and Major Eyre, and Major Fines went both to Titbury [Tutbury Castle]: But I believe they will not stay there, for we heare that Baggot decreased in strength, the two Captain Lowes (John and Arthur) went with heavie hearts, who I believe will stay as near the County as they can.’
 Derby August 22 1644  Derby August 22 1644 
 +
  
 Colonel Roger Molyneaux was in Ashby de la Zouch when the Town was surrendered and by error was omitted from the the Articles.(4) Colonel Roger Molyneaux was in Ashby de la Zouch when the Town was surrendered and by error was omitted from the the Articles.(4)
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 (4) SP23.105.718 (4) SP23.105.718
 Letter of Richard Skeffington 27th May 1646 Letter of Richard Skeffington 27th May 1646
 +
  
 SP23.105.763 His petition compounding for delinquency in the 1st and 2nd Warr.  SP23.105.763 His petition compounding for delinquency in the 1st and 2nd Warr. 
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