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 In January 1643 Sir Edward Norris was Royalist captain of the West Derby Trained Band, probably using them as the basis of [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​sir-edward-norris|Sir Edward Norris’ Regiment of Foot]]. ​ In January 1643 Sir Edward Norris was Royalist captain of the West Derby Trained Band, probably using them as the basis of [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​sir-edward-norris|Sir Edward Norris’ Regiment of Foot]]. ​
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 +When the Lancashire militia was ordered to disband in 1649, they refused, occupying Clitheroe Castle for a brief period in a dispute over unpaid wages.
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 Lancashire Trained Band foot are re-enacted by [[http://​www.hoghtons.co.uk/​wikka.php?​wakka=HomePage|Sir Gilbert Houghton'​s Companie of Foote]] of the Sealed Knot. Lancashire Trained Band foot are re-enacted by [[http://​www.hoghtons.co.uk/​wikka.php?​wakka=HomePage|Sir Gilbert Houghton'​s Companie of Foote]] of the Sealed Knot.