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royalist:horse-regiments:sir-william-mason [02/11/2012 00:08]
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-|**Active**|1644 to 1645|+|**Active**|1643 to 1645|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
 |**Allegiance**|Royalist| |**Allegiance**|Royalist|
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 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
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 +  *Raised
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   *July: Battle of Marston Moor   *July: Battle of Marston Moor
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ==== Sir William Mason==== ==== Sir William Mason====
 +A barrister from Norfolk, he raised a force from the Inns of Court to guard the King's person in January 1642 and aided Charles in the attempt to seize the five members. In 1643 he was commissioned Colonel in Newcastle'​s army((//The Old Service: Royalist regimental colonels and the Civil War, 1642-6// P.R. Newman, Manchester University Press, 1993. ISBN 0-7190-3752-2)).
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====