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 +  *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.+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.  
 =====Flags===== =====Flags=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====