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 The Stafford Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 400 men armed with 248 muskets and 152 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 73 cuirassiers and 30 light horse. ​ The Stafford Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 400 men armed with 248 muskets and 152 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 73 cuirassiers and 30 light horse. ​
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 +In 1651 the Staffordshire Militia fought at the Battle of Warrington Bridge, under Lambert'​s command. ​