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trained-band:shropshire:north-shropshire-trained-band [13/07/2019 11:33]
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trained-band:shropshire:north-shropshire-trained-band [20/09/2019 11:24] (current)
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 Whitchurch was garrisoned by [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​william-wynne|Colonel William Wynne’s Regiment of Foot]] and the Shropshire Trained Band. Whitchurch was garrisoned by [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​william-wynne|Colonel William Wynne’s Regiment of Foot]] and the Shropshire Trained Band.
-===== Flags=====+===== Flags, Coats & Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir Thomas Screven==== ====Sir Thomas Screven====
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   *Lieutenant Jennings To Captain Eyton((see 244.jpg))   *Lieutenant Jennings To Captain Eyton((see 244.jpg))
-  *Lieutenant ​      ​Littleton ​    ​to Thomas Eyton       +  *Lieutenant Littleton to Thomas Eyton       
  
-  *Ensign William Russell I.O. Salop to Sir Thomas Eyton((I.O. under Christopher Sayers))  +  *Ensign William Russell I.O. Salop to Sir Thomas Eyton((I.O. under Christopher Sayers)) 
-  *Ensign William Screven I.O. Salop to Capt. Phillips((I.O. under Christopher Sayers)) ​   +  *Ensign William Screven I.O. Salop to Capt. Phillips((I.O. under Christopher Sayers)) ​  ​
        
  
 =====Contemporary References===== =====Contemporary References=====
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
 ===George Prees, his note=== ===George Prees, his note===
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 ===THOMAS EDWARDS TO Sir FRANCIS OTTLEY=== ===THOMAS EDWARDS TO Sir FRANCIS OTTLEY===
-Sir,(He being a prisoner, this letter was intercepted,​ and remained with Sir Francis Ottley)+Sir,(He being a prisoner, this letter was intercepted,​ and remained with Sir Francis Ottley) ​
  
 I received both your letters together wherein your tender care & singular affeccon to your poore kinsman is sufficiently expressed, & that you may knowe my innocencie to the splenative suggestions : I was ornestlie solicited before Easter last by Sir Bo : Eyton &, others to goo procure the libertie of severall Prissoners in Namptwich, I having Sir Nicholas Byron'​s warrant for that purpose : on Good ffriday I was theire, & used meanes to the utmost of my endeavors, according to the trust reposed in mee, many poore Welshmen I got discharged, & prevayled for an exchange for Captayn Eyton for one Eyton, a minister in Chirke Castle, but Sir Robert could not obtayne this exchange on our side, soe hee desired mee to use other meanes, & procured my Lord Capell'​s warrant for me to goe thither, but I was never able since to get on a boote, nor was not heire, but writt my letters which Sir Robert sawe, & had two other exchanges ofred, eyther for my brother Aldersey, or one Arden ; but Sir Robert could prevayle on the king's side for neither. Then Sir Robert'​s man was taken prissoner, & Sir Robert repayred to Sir frrancis Otley to labor for one Harris, a prissoner to be exchanged for his sone, & I writt a letter for his exchange, & likewise to get out Capte Eyton'​s leifetenant,​ one Jennings, & Sir Robert'​s man : but the Colonell was not at home and therefore the exchange of Harris tooke noe effect, yet Jennings & Sir Robert'​s ​ I received both your letters together wherein your tender care & singular affeccon to your poore kinsman is sufficiently expressed, & that you may knowe my innocencie to the splenative suggestions : I was ornestlie solicited before Easter last by Sir Bo : Eyton &, others to goo procure the libertie of severall Prissoners in Namptwich, I having Sir Nicholas Byron'​s warrant for that purpose : on Good ffriday I was theire, & used meanes to the utmost of my endeavors, according to the trust reposed in mee, many poore Welshmen I got discharged, & prevayled for an exchange for Captayn Eyton for one Eyton, a minister in Chirke Castle, but Sir Robert could not obtayne this exchange on our side, soe hee desired mee to use other meanes, & procured my Lord Capell'​s warrant for me to goe thither, but I was never able since to get on a boote, nor was not heire, but writt my letters which Sir Robert sawe, & had two other exchanges ofred, eyther for my brother Aldersey, or one Arden ; but Sir Robert could prevayle on the king's side for neither. Then Sir Robert'​s man was taken prissoner, & Sir Robert repayred to Sir frrancis Otley to labor for one Harris, a prissoner to be exchanged for his sone, & I writt a letter for his exchange, & likewise to get out Capte Eyton'​s leifetenant,​ one Jennings, & Sir Robert'​s man : but the Colonell was not at home and therefore the exchange of Harris tooke noe effect, yet Jennings & Sir Robert'​s ​
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 1G43. Kilehendrey. 2  1G43. Kilehendrey. 2 
  
-Thomas ​eyton to Sir Francis Ottley+ 
 +==Thomas ​Eyton to Sir Francis Ottley==
    
-  + ​Seigniori Mio 
- +
-Seigniori Mio +
  
-Lot me intreat you to send a Messenger with some  +Lot me intreat you to send a Messenger with some Match & those Bullets to my lieutenant Littloton at Whit-church,​ and. you shall command ​
-Match & those Bullets to my lieutenant Littloton at Whit-  +
-church, and. you shall command ​+
  
 Eyton 12 April 1G43. Eyton 12 April 1G43.
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 Thom : Eyton  Thom : Eyton 
  
-To S r Francis Otteley Knt  ​+To Sr Francis Otteley Knt  ​
 at Salop  ​ at Salop  ​