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 ====1642==== ====1642====
 +  *Summer: Rolle in command
 +  *August: Arthur Bassett attempts to disband the regiment
   *December: Skirmish at Torrington   *December: Skirmish at Torrington
  
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 +Pollard had commanded the trained band since at least 1630, but seems to have quickly lost control to the Parliamentarians,​ indeed he may have been dead by 1642. In August 1642 Royalist Arthur Bassett was commissioned Colonel of the regiment formerly Sir Samuel Rolle'​s which was ordered to disband and disarm. Plainly this was ignored. ​
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 =====Flags===== =====Flags=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir Lewis Pollard==== ====Sir Lewis Pollard====
 +Royalist, he died in 1641 or 1645? His elder son Sir Hugh Pollard was Royalist governor of Dartmouth leading [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​hugh-pollard|Sir Hugh Pollard’s Regiment of Foot]]and his second son Sir Aymes Pollard led [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​aymes-pollard|Colonel Aymes Pollard’s Regiment of Foot]] at Langport. ​
 ====Sir Samuel Rolle==== ====Sir Samuel Rolle====
-Rolle swiftly replaced Pollard at the start of the Civil War+[[ https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Samuel_Rolle_(died_1647)|Sir Samuel ​Rolle]] swiftly replaced Pollard at the start of the Civil War
 ====John Luttrell==== ====John Luttrell====
 Captain 25/09/42; Major 14/02/43 - 08/08/43 Then Colonel 02/06/44 - 01/​12/​44 ​ Captain 25/09/42; Major 14/02/43 - 08/08/43 Then Colonel 02/06/44 - 01/​12/​44 ​