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 |**Area Raised**|Cumberland & Westmorland| |**Area Raised**|Cumberland & Westmorland|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
-|**Flag Design**|| +|**Flag Design**|motto? see below|
 |**Field Armies**|Garrison| |**Field Armies**|Garrison|
 | |Langdale 1648| | |Langdale 1648|
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 ====1648==== ====1648====
   *Raised in Cumberland and Westmorland   *Raised in Cumberland and Westmorland
 +  *May: Skirmish at Kendal
   *August: Siege of Lancaster Castle   *August: Siege of Lancaster Castle
   *August to September: Siege of Cockermouth Castle   *August to September: Siege of Cockermouth Castle
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 ===== Flags & Equipment===== ===== Flags & Equipment=====
 +Two colours taken at Kendal in May 1648 by Majors Sanderson and Cholmley of [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​col.-robert-lilburne|Colonel Robert Lilburne’s Regiment of Horse]] carried the motto //For GOD and KING CHARLES// in gold letters. These could be from Sir Philip Musgrave'​s troops or perhaps Stradling'​s. ​
 + 
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
  
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 From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642 From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
-(1) E.731.8 ​     ​+(1) E.731.8 ​     ​
  
 (2) SP29.20.93 (2) SP29.20.93
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 Anthony Bouche Cockermouth 13th August 1644 Anthony Bouche Cockermouth 13th August 1644
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 +
 +===1648 rising===
 +
 +“Sir, — Here is great strugling, and much opposition by the adverse party, to the publike peace of these Counties; for sir Philip Musgrave, Col. Stradling, (The Governor of Carlisle) and the rest of the Cavalry in the parts adjacent, have had severall meetings in Westmereland for the arming and putting themselves in a posture of defence, and have summoned in the Inhabitants to make their appearance at Kendall Heath; upon the 13th. of this instant May, which accordingly they did, where Sir Philip Musgrave and Col. Stradling pro-pounded severall Propositions unto them, touching their designs and engagement tor their dread sovereign the King; which done, the Malignant party with a shrill echo, said they would live and dy with them, for the restoring of his Majesty to his just rights, and setling the peace of the Kingdome; and as they were drawing off from the Randevouz, Major Sanderson and Major Cholmley, with a party of Horse fell upon them, and 
 +after a short conflict, rescued divers honest men of the country, whom they had apprehended for not obeying the summons, and took divers prisoners, routing the rest. They also disarmed divers, and admitted them their liberty who promised not to ingage upon any such summons for the future-- Col. Stradling was in danger but escaped. In this conflict was taken about 300 prisoners, two Colours, which had this Motto in letters of Gold 
 +
 +For GOD 
 +and 
 +KING CHARLES. ​
 +
    
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====