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 The Wiltshire Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 2,400 men armed with 1,285 muskets and 1,115 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 30 lancers and 126 light horse. ​ The Wiltshire Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 2,400 men armed with 1,285 muskets and 1,115 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 30 lancers and 126 light horse. ​
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 +In 1651 the Wiltshire militia was ordered to rendezvous at Gloucester to hold the city during the Worcester campaign. ​