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 ====Sir Thomas Basset==== ====Sir Thomas Basset====
 Fought throughout the First Civil War in the west country and led a brigade of Hopton'​s infantry at the storm of Bristol. He was knighted in July 1644 at Crediton Fought throughout the First Civil War in the west country and led a brigade of Hopton'​s infantry at the storm of Bristol. He was knighted in July 1644 at Crediton
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 +Sir Thomas Basset Regiment of Horse
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 +Lieutenant Colonel ​                  ​Arundel ​          Ment. I.O.
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 +Sargeant Major                       ​Polewheele ​      Ment. I.O.
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 +Captain ​                        ​Nicholas Hawes           I.O. Cornwall
 +Captain ​                        ​Josias Hawk                 I.O. Cornwall
 +Captain ​                        ​William Noye                 (1) + I.O. Cornwall
 +Captain ​                        John Whare                  I.O. Cornwall
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 +Lieutenant ​                   Lewis Barrett ​              I.O. Cornwall
 +Lieutenant ​                   Thomas Byam             I.O. Somerset  ​
 +Lieutenant ​                   Thomas Hawes            I.O. Cornwall
 +Lieutenant ​                   Nicholas Hawk             I.O. Cornwall to Capt. Hawk
 +Lieutenant ​                   Francis Hearle ​            I.O. Cornwall ​
 +Lieutenant ​                   William Knight ​             I.O. Cornwall to Capt. Whare
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 +Cornet ​                          James Martin ​              I.O. Cornwall to Capt. Whare
 +Cornet ​                          ​Robert Richards ​         I.O. Cornwall ​
 +Cornet ​                          ​William Robins ​            I.O. Cornwall
 +Cornet ​                          ​Richard Saul                I.O. Cornwall ​   ​
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 +Quartermaster ​           Ambrose Fairbrother ​ I.O. Kent
 +Quartermaster ​           William Good                I.O. Cornwall to Capt. Hawk
 +Quartermaster ​           John Jewel                    I.O. L + W to Lt. Col. Arundel ​
 +Quartermaster ​           Bartholomew Lawlyn ​ I.O. Cornwall to Sgt. Maj. Polewheele
 +Quartermaster ​           Richard Mill                   I.O. Cornwall to Capt. Whare 
 +Quartermaster ​           William Smith                I.O. Cornwall
 +Quartermaster ​           Richard Spry                 I.O. Cornwall ​
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 +(1) SP29.6.65 June 1660 ?
 +Extract.
 +To the Kings most excellent Majestie.
 +The humble petition of Captaine William Noye
 +Sheweth that your petitioner served your late father of blessed memory and your Majesty from the beginning of the warres and since being Capt: of a Troope of Horse and afterwardes of a Company of Foote in the Island of Syllie,​after the rendition your petitioner suffered long imprisonment and had lost his life had hee not strangely escaped by leaping over the Mount walls from whence hee went to the Isle of Jersy and remained till the rendition thereof.
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 +SP23.106.447
 +Extract.
 +The humble peticion of William Noye of St. Burian in the Countye of Cornwall Gent.
 +Sheweth that your peticioner was in Elizabeth Castle in Jersey when the same was surrendered to the Parliament,​and had the benefitt of the said Articles of Elizabeth Castle as by the afidavit hereunto annexed will appeare.
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 +25th May 1652
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 Likely only a single troop in early 1643, later expanded to a full regiment. ​ Likely only a single troop in early 1643, later expanded to a full regiment. ​