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 ====== Welcome ====== ====== Welcome ======
  
-**Welcome to the BCW Project regimental wiki.** This wiki is intended to facilitate research into English, Scottish and Irish regiments of the mid-17th Century, encompassing the Wars of the Three Kingdoms including the Bishops'​ Wars, the Irish Confederate War, the First, Second and Third English Civil Wars and the Commonwealth and Protectorate era of the 1650s. Anyone with an interest in the military history of this period is welcome to participate.+**Welcome to the BCW Project regimental wiki.** This wiki is intended to facilitate research into English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish regiments of the mid-17th Century, encompassing the Wars of the Three Kingdoms including the Bishops'​ Wars, the Irish Confederate War, the First, Second and Third English Civil Wars and the Commonwealth and Protectorate era of the 1650s. Anyone with an interest in the military history of this period is welcome to participate.
  
 The articles can be viewed by everyone, but if you want to contribute you will need to register an account to gain editing rights. You can register by clicking the Login link on the top right of this page and following the Register link.  The articles can be viewed by everyone, but if you want to contribute you will need to register an account to gain editing rights. You can register by clicking the Login link on the top right of this page and following the Register link. 
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   * [[foreign:​|Foreign Service]] - British and Irish forces in the service of Foreign Countries   * [[foreign:​|Foreign Service]] - British and Irish forces in the service of Foreign Countries
  
-Categories are sub-divided into Foot, Horse and (where relevant) Dragoon branches, which give links to the regiment articles. There will also be a section for more general articles, notes and FAQs.+Categories are sub-divided into Foot, Horse and (where relevant) Dragoon branches, which give links to the regiment articles. There is also a section for more general articles, notes and FAQs.
  
-  * [[notes:​Articles,​ Notes and FAQ]]+  * [[notes:​Articles,​ Notes and FAQ|Articles, FAQ, Links and Sources]] 
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 +===== What's New? ===== 
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 +  *January 2018: It's been quiet over the New Year, but Victor has added information on [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​sir-edward-norris|Sir Edward Norris’ Regiment of Foot]] a little-known regiment in garrison at Warrington. 
 +  *October 2017: Victor Judge helped sort out the tangled histories of [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​john-arundell|Sir John Arundell'​s Cornish Trained Band Regiment of Foot]] and [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​john-trevannion|Colonel John Trevannion’s Regiment of Foot]], as well as providing great information on [[royalist:​dragoon-regiments:​james-ussher|Colonel James Ussher’s Regiment of Dragoons]] and several Royalist foot regiments. ​  
 +  *July 2017: New BCW wiki user black-watch-1745 has found a list of the [[trained-band:​devon:​devon-trained-bands-in-1633|Devon Trained Bands in 1633]] and descriptions of one of the regiment'​s flags.  
 +  *July 2017: News of a very interesting online resource, [[http://​www.british-history.ac.uk/​no-series/​cromwell-army-officers|The Cromwell Association Online Directory of Parliamentarian Army Officers]] by Tim Wales and Stephen Roberts, hosted by [[http://​www.british-history.ac.uk/​|British History Online]]. This lists 4000 Parliamentarian officers of the First Civil War and gives brief biographies. 
 +  *May 2017: In our  [[notes:​articles:​|Articles Section]] we are very fortunate to bring you a series on standards of the ECW, originally published in Military Modelling magazine by Charles Kightly and Anthony Barton. 
 +  *May 2017: Ivor Carr discovers a paylist for the [[parliamentarian:​parliamentarian-lists:​eastern-association-army-at-marston-moor|Eastern Association Army at Marston Moor]] 
  
 ===== Getting Around ===== ===== Getting Around =====