Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

royalist:horse-regiments:sir-edward-widdrington [19/08/2019 14:29]
tim
royalist:horse-regiments:sir-edward-widdrington [19/08/2019 14:38] (current)
tim
Line 2: Line 2:
  
 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**|1642-5|+|**Active**|1642 ​to 1645|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
 |**Allegiance**|Royalist| |**Allegiance**|Royalist|
Line 8: Line 8:
 |**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**|Two known|  |**Flag Design**|Two known|
Line 38: Line 38:
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 =====Flags===== =====Flags=====
-Colonel Edward Widdrington and Lt. Col. Henry Constables ​Colours are known.+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)). 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====
Line 48: Line 49:
  
 ====Officer lists==== ====Officer lists====
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
   *Colonel Edward Widdrington   *Colonel Edward Widdrington
   *Lieutenant Colonel Henry Constable Ment. I.O.   *Lieutenant Colonel Henry Constable Ment. I.O.
   *Lieutenant Colonel William Langley (1)  + ment. I.O.   *Lieutenant Colonel William Langley (1)  + ment. I.O.
 +
   *Captain Ascough Ment. I.O.   *Captain Ascough Ment. I.O.
   *Captain? Sir Edward Charlton Ment. I.O.    *Captain? Sir Edward Charlton Ment. I.O. 
   *Captain Edward French I.O. Northumb.   *Captain Edward French I.O. Northumb.
-  *Captain ​                        ​Thomas Pearson ​   I.O Newcastle  +  *Captain Thomas Pearson I.O Newcastle ​ 
-  *Captain Lieutenant ​   Henry Widdrington I.O. Northumb. + 
-  *Lieutenant ​                   Henry Brigham ​      ​I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Ascough +  *Captain Lieutenant Henry Widdrington I.O. Northumb. 
-  *Lieutenant ​                   William Conyers ​    ​I.O. Durham to Lt. Col. Langley  +  *Lieutenant Henry Brigham I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Ascough 
-  *Lieutenant ​                   Stephen Kirk           ​I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Ascough  +  *Lieutenant William Conyers I.O. Durham to Lt. Col. Langley  
-  *Cornet ​                          ​John Daniel ​            ​I.O. Yorks. to Lt. Col. Constable  +  *Lieutenant Stephen Kirk I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Ascough ​ 
-  *Cornet ​                          ​Ralph Emerson ​     I.O. L + W to Sir Edward Charlton  + 
-  *Cornet ​                          ​Ralph Fenwick ​      ​I.O. Northumb. to Capt. Lt. Widdrington +  *Cornet John Daniel I.O. Yorks. to Lt. Col. Constable  
-  *Cornet ​                          ​Thomas Simpson ​  +  *Cornet Ralph Emerson I.O. L + W to Sir Edward Charlton  
-  *Quartermaster ​            ​Henry Fenwick ​      ​I.O. Northumb. to Sir Edward Charlton ​  +  *Cornet Ralph Fenwick I.O. Northumb. to Capt. Lt. Widdrington 
-  *Quartermaster ​           James Hobson ​       I.O. Northumb. to Capt. French  +  *Cornet Thomas Simpson  ​ 
-  *Quartermaster ​            ​William Lumley ​      ​(2) + 
-  *Quartermaster ​            ​Miles Newton ​         I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Ascough+  *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 (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 =====