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 | |Dragoons|  | |Dragoons|
 |**Colonel**|Sir Edward Ford|  |**Colonel**|Sir Edward Ford|
-|**Area Raised**|South| +|**Area Raised**|Sussex| 
 +| |Berkshire|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
-|**Field Armies**|Hopton 1643-4|+|**Field Armies**|Ford 1642| 
 +|Hopton 1643-4|
 | |Oxford 1644| | |Oxford 1644|
 | |Garrison| | |Garrison|
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 ====1642==== ====1642====
-  *December: Skirmish at Haywards Heath?+  ​*Ford raises troops in Sussex 
 +  ​*December: Skirmish at Haywards Heath (Muster Green)
   *December: Besieged at Chichester   *December: Besieged at Chichester
  
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-Ford was still a Captain when commissioned to raise troops in July 1643. It seems likely that one troop raised subsequently was equipped as dragoons. ​+Ford was commissioned Colonel and led Royalist forces in Sussex in 1642, allegedly raising 1000 men, but was defeated by Morley at Hayward'​s Heath and retreated to Chichester, surrendering at the end of December 1642. Ford was described as a Captain when commissioned to raise troops in July 1643. It seems likely that one troop raised subsequently was equipped as dragoons. ​
    
 =====Flags & Equipment===== =====Flags & Equipment=====
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 ====Sir Edward Ford==== ====Sir Edward Ford====
-[[http://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Edward_Ford_(soldier)|Sir Edward Ford]]+[[http://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Edward_Ford_(soldier)|Sir Edward Ford]], knighted in October 1643. 
  
 ====Officer Lists==== ====Officer Lists====