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-|**Active**|1642-5|+|**Active**|1642 ​to 1645|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
 |**Allegiance**|Royalist| |**Allegiance**|Royalist|
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 |**Type**|Horse|  |**Type**|Horse|
 |**Colonel**|Sir Edward Widdrington|  |**Colonel**|Sir Edward Widdrington|
-|**Area Raised**|Yorkshire| +|**Area Raised**|North East|
 |**Flag Colour**|Unknown|  |**Flag Colour**|Unknown|
-|**Flag Design**|One known| +|**Flag Design**|Two known|
 |**Field Armies**|Newcastle 1642-4| |**Field Armies**|Newcastle 1642-4|
  </​WRAP>​  </​WRAP>​
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 =====Flags===== =====Flags=====
 +Colonel Edward Widdrington'​s and Lt. Col. Henry Constable'​s Colours are known.
 +
 Sir Edward'​s troop carried a cornet featuring the motto 'DEO ET CAESARI'​ on a scroll. Unfortunately no record has survived of its tincture. //Sir Edward Widdrington in saying little implied much in his Colours, only thus DEO ET CAESARI//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). Sir Edward'​s troop carried a cornet featuring the motto 'DEO ET CAESARI'​ on a scroll. Unfortunately no record has survived of its tincture. //Sir Edward Widdrington in saying little implied much in his Colours, only thus DEO ET CAESARI//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)).
 +
 +According to Blount: //We may conclude that L. Col. Henry Constable had Constantine the Great in his thoughts: for his devise was thus, IN HOC SIGNO ✝ VINCES//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)).
 +
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir Edward Widdrington==== ====Sir Edward Widdrington====
 A Catholic from Northumberland A Catholic from Northumberland
 +
 +====Officer lists====
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
 +
 +  *Colonel Edward Widdrington
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel Henry Constable Ment. I.O.
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel William Langley (1)  + ment. I.O.
 +
 +  *Captain Ascough Ment. I.O.
 +  *Captain? Sir Edward Charlton Ment. I.O. 
 +  *Captain Edward French I.O. Northumb.
 +  *Captain Thomas Pearson I.O Newcastle ​
 +
 +  *Captain Lieutenant Henry Widdrington I.O. Northumb.
 +  *Lieutenant Henry Brigham I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Ascough
 +  *Lieutenant William Conyers I.O. Durham to Lt. Col. Langley ​
 +  *Lieutenant Stephen Kirk I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Ascough ​
 +
 +  *Cornet John Daniel I.O. Yorks. to Lt. Col. Constable ​
 +  *Cornet Ralph Emerson I.O. L + W to Sir Edward Charlton ​
 +  *Cornet Ralph Fenwick I.O. Northumb. to Capt. Lt. Widdrington
 +  *Cornet Thomas Simpson  ​
 +
 +  *Quartermaster Henry Fenwick I.O. Northumb. to Sir Edward Charlton  ​
 +  *Quartermaster James Hobson I.O. Northumb. to Capt. French ​
 +  *Quartermaster William Lumley (2)
 +  *Quartermaster Miles Newton I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Ascough
 +
 +=====Contemporary References=====
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
 +
 +
 +(1) SP.23.158.361
 +Nicholas Shadforth and John Marshall saith that William Langley, son to Sir William Langley took a Commission under Sir Edward Widdrington as Lt. Col. 
 +
 +
 +(2) SP.23.158.379
 +Examination of William Lumley of Lumley
 +He was a small time a Quartermaster to Lieutenant Colonell Langleys Troope of horse. ​
 +
 +
 +Cornet Thomas Simpson P7070267 TO TYPE.
 +
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====