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 ====Sir Francis Anderson==== ====Sir Francis Anderson====
-[[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Francis_Anderson_(MP)|Sir Francis Anderson]] of [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Jesmond|Jesmond]] near Newcastle had served as Sherriff ​of Newcastle in 1641. He led his regiment until captured at Sherburn-in-Elmet in 1645. After the Protectorate he was MP for Newcastle in both the Convention and Cavalier Parliaments and served terms as Mayor of the city. +[[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Francis_Anderson_(MP)|Sir Francis Anderson]] of [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Jesmond|Jesmond]] near Newcastle had served as Sheriff ​of Newcastle in 1641. He led his regiment until captured at Sherburn-in-Elmet in 1645. After the Protectorate he was MP for Newcastle in both the Convention and Cavalier Parliaments and served terms as Mayor of the city. 
  
 ====Lt Col George Tong==== ====Lt Col George Tong====
 Previously Lt Col of [[royalist:​horse-regiments:​george-heron|Colonel George Heron'​s Regiment of Horse]], he was still with the Northern Horse in 1645.  Previously Lt Col of [[royalist:​horse-regiments:​george-heron|Colonel George Heron'​s Regiment of Horse]], he was still with the Northern Horse in 1645. 
  
-Colonel Francis Andersons Regiment of Horse+====Officer Lists==== 
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
 +  *Colonel Francis Anderson
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel George Tonge Ment. I.O. 
 +  *Sargeant Major Samuel Davison Ment. I.O. 
  
-Lieutenant Colonel ​     George Tonge           Ment. I.O.  +  *Captain Richard Cole Ment. I.O.  
-        +  *Captain Thomas Jackson I.O. Durham 
-Sargeant Major          Samuel Davison ​      Ment. I.O.  +  *Captain Kirkbride Ment. I.O.  
-   +  *Captain Francis Read (1) + Ment. I.O. 
-Captain ​                       Richard Cole             ​Ment. I.O.  +  *Captain John Tayler I.O. Durham
-Captain ​                       Thomas Jackson ​    ​I.O. Durham +
-Captain ​                            ​Kirkbride Ment. I.O.  +
-Captain ​                       Francis Read            (1) + Ment. I.O. +
-Captain ​                       John Tayler ​              ​I.O. Durham+
  
 +  *Lieutenant Robert Leighton I.O. Yorks. to Lt. Col. Tonge 
 +  *Lieutenant Marmaduke Machell I.O. Durham to Sgnt. Maj. Davison ​
 +  *Lieutenant Edmund Sandford I.O. Westmorl. to Capt. Kirkbride ​
 +  *Lieutenant Ralph Tayler I.O. Durham to Capt. Tayler
  
-Lieutenant ​                 Robert Leighton ​       I.O. Yorks. to Lt. Col. Tonge  +  *Cornet George Haggerston I.O. Essex 
-Lieutenant ​                 Marmaduke Machell I.O. Durham to Sgnt. Maj. Davison  +  *Cornet Leonard Hodgeson I.O. Newcastle  
-Lieutenant ​                 Edmund Sandford ​   I.O. Westmorl. to Capt. Kirkbride  +  *Cornet Thomas Johnson I.O. Durham to Capt. Cole 
-Lieutenant ​                 Ralph Tayler ​             I.O. Durham to Capt. Tayler +  *Cornet John Preston I.O. Durham to Capt. Tayler 
- +  *Cornet William Trollup I.O. Durham ​
-Cornet ​                       George Haggerston ​ I.O. Essex +
-Cornet ​                       Leonard Hodgeson ​  ​I.O. Newcastle  +
-Cornet ​                       Thomas Johnson ​     I.O. Durham to Capt. Cole +
-Cornet ​                       John Preston ​            ​I.O. Durham to Capt. Tayler +
-Cornet +
-Cornet ​                       ​William Trollup ​         I.O. Durham  +
- +
-Quartermaster ​        ​Robert Dobson ​         I.O. Durham to Lt. Col. Tonge  +
-Quartermaster ​        ​Anthony Spoore ​       I.O. Northumb. to Capt. Read +
-Quartermaster ​        ​Robert Teasdel ​         I.O. Durham to Sgnt. Maj. Davison +
-Quartermaster ​        John Unthank ​           ​I.O. Durham+
  
 +  *Quartermaster Robert Dobson I.O. Durham to Lt. Col. Tonge 
 +  *Quartermaster Anthony Spoore I.O. Northumb. to Capt. Read
 +  *Quartermaster Robert Teasdel I.O. Durham to Sgnt. Maj. Davison
 +  *Quartermaster John Unthank I.O. Durham
  
 +=====Contemporary References=====
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
 (1) Catholic Record Society (1) Catholic Record Society
 The English College Rome The English College Rome
-‘Francis Read born and brought up neer Newcastle in Northumberland.Son of noble and once rich family.Has 1 brother and 3 sisters all Catholics.Studied until 15.Was a Captain for the King 4 years.Always healthy except when wounded.’+ 
 +‘Francis Read born and brought up neer Newcastle in Northumberland. Son of noble and once rich family. Has 1 brother and 3 sisters all Catholics. Studied until 15. Was a Captain for the King 4 years. Always healthy except when wounded.’
 Admitted 23.11.1648. Admitted 23.11.1648.
  
  
 E.32.10 The copy of a letter from Colonel Francis Anderson to Sir Thomas Glenham… E.32.10 The copy of a letter from Colonel Francis Anderson to Sir Thomas Glenham…
-‘The last night I had notice that Weltons Regiment was quartered in Warke Barony at Preston,​Leermouth,​Warke and Mindrum,it was twelve of the clock at night before the Intelligence came to me,​whereupon I immediately caused the guards to bee strengthened and doubled,my scouts attending until this morning for more perfect information,​that I might advertise you of it;it is now confirmed by one that was this morning amongst them,that there is six Colours of Horse,which were drawing out,and the Drums beating for the calling out of some Companies of Foot,which also are come over,but the certaine number of Foot I cannot as yet learne,but suppose them to be a part of the Lord Maitlands Regiment,​which lay at Coldstreame,​I shall endeavour to keep my Quarters hereabouts,​until I receive farther orders from you.I am now drawing my whole Regiment into Wooler,​having heard for certaine as I am writing,​that a great Body of the Enemies Foot,and very many Troopes of Horse advanced over Barwicke Bridge yesterday,​and were as farre as Haggeston;​it is conceived they will forthwith march towards Bellforde,​for they are Quartered on the English side;you will please to take these things into a present consideration,​and afford a present answer to,Sir, your humble servant,+ 
 +‘The last night I had notice that Weltons Regiment was quartered in Warke Barony at Preston, Leermouth, Warke and Mindrum, it was twelve of the clock at night before the Intelligence came to me, whereupon I immediately caused the guards to bee strengthened and doubled, my scouts attending until this morning for more perfect information,​ that I might advertise you of it; it is now confirmed by one that was this morning amongst them, that there is six Colours of Horse, which were drawing out, and the Drums beating for the calling out of some Companies of Foot, which also are come over, but the certaine number of Foot I cannot as yet learne, but suppose them to be a part of the Lord Maitlands Regiment, which lay at Coldstreame,​ I shall endeavour to keep my Quarters hereabouts, until I receive farther orders from you. I am now drawing my whole Regiment into Wooler, having heard for certaine as I am writing, that a great Body of the Enemies Foot, and very many Troopes of Horse advanced over Barwicke Bridge yesterday, and were as farre as Haggeston; it is conceived they will forthwith march towards Bellforde, for they are Quartered on the English side; you will please to take these things into a present consideration,​ and afford a present answer to, Sir, your humble servant, 
 Francis Anderson. Wooler 20 Jan 1643/4.’ Francis Anderson. Wooler 20 Jan 1643/4.’