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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|
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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
  
-Colonel Edward Widdringtons Regiment of Horse+====Officer lists==== 
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
-Colonel Edward Widdrington ​and LtColHenry Constables Colours are known.+  *Colonel Edward Widdrington 
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel Henry Constable MentI.O. 
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel William Langley (1)  + ment. I.O.
  
-Deo et caesari Widdringron on a scroll +  *Captain Ascough Ment. I.O. 
-In hoc signovinces in a scroll Constable+  ​*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  ​
  
-Lieutenant Colonel ​    Henry Constable ​  ​Ment. I.O. +  ​*Quartermaster Henry Fenwick I.O. Northumb. to Sir Edward Charlton ​  
-Lieutenant Colonel ​    William ​Langley ​     ​(1)  ​+ ment. I.O.+  *Quartermaster James Hobson ​I.O. Northumb. to Capt. French ​ 
 +  ​*Quartermaster ​William ​Lumley ​(2) 
 +  *Quartermaster Miles Newton ​I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Ascough
  
-Captain Lieutenant ​   Henry Widdrington I.O. Northumb. +=====Contemporary References===== 
- +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
-Captain ​                                         Ascough Ment. I.O. +
-                                       Sir Edward Charlton Ment. I.O.  +
-Captain ​                        ​Edward French ​      I.O. Northumb. +
-Captain ​                        ​Thomas Pearson ​   I.O Newcastle  +
- +
-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+
  
  
 (1) SP.23.158.361 (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. +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 (2) SP.23.158.379
 Examination of William Lumley of Lumley Examination of William Lumley of Lumley
 He was a small time a Quartermaster to Lieutenant Colonell Langleys Troope of horse. ​ He was a small time a Quartermaster to Lieutenant Colonell Langleys Troope of horse. ​
 +
  
 Cornet Thomas Simpson P7070267 TO TYPE. Cornet Thomas Simpson P7070267 TO TYPE.
 +
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====