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 The Northampton Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 579 men armed with 284 muskets and 295 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 58 cuirassiers and 50 light horse.  ​ The Northampton Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 579 men armed with 284 muskets and 295 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 58 cuirassiers and 50 light horse.  ​
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 +In August 1651 the Northamptonshire militia were ordered to rendezvous at Northampton,​ then joined Cromwell'​s army, fighting at the Battle of Worcester in September. ​