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 The [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Cinque_Ports|Cinque Ports]] Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 1,975 men armed with 1,649 muskets and 326 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered a small contingent of 14 horse. ​ The [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Cinque_Ports|Cinque Ports]] Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 1,975 men armed with 1,649 muskets and 326 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered a small contingent of 14 horse. ​
  
 +In March 1640 it was ordered that Trained Band men should be shipped to Newcastle for service against the Scots: // Cinque-Ports 300. To be shipt the fourth of June at Gravesend, to be at the General Rendezvouz the twenty first of May, to march thence the first of June.//​((http://​www.british-history.ac.uk/​rushworth-papers/​vol3/​pp1085-1149#​h3-0002)).