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 |**Active**|1639| |**Active**|1639|
 +| |1640-1641|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
 |**Allegiance**|English| |**Allegiance**|English|
 |**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War| |**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War|
 +| |Second Bishops'​ War|
 |**Type**|Dragoons|  |**Type**|Dragoons|
 |**Captain**|Henry Pierce|  |**Captain**|Henry Pierce|
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 ====1639==== ====1639====
   *Raised ​   *Raised ​
-  *May: March to the camp at Berwick+  *May: March to the camp at Birks 
 +  *June: Standoff between Birks and Duns Law 
 +====1640==== 
 +  *Presumably raised again for the Second Bishops'​ War 
 +====1641==== 
 +  *August: Ordered to be disbanded(([[http://​emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/​profile/​work/​42527a23-35b8-4f29-8734-b38758c8a4b8?​sort=date-a&​rows=50&​let_con=regiment&​baseurl=/​forms/​advanced&​start=4&​type=advanced&​numFound=114|Early Modern Letters Online]]))
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 Apparently Pierce had not yet been commissioned as an officer by May 1639.  Apparently Pierce had not yet been commissioned as an officer by May 1639. 
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Henry Pierce==== ====Henry Pierce====
 +Referred to as Mr Henry Percy in 1641. 
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   * May 1639: 100 men ((Rushworth'​s '​Historical Collections:​ 1639, March-June',​ Historical Collections of Private Passages of State: Volume 3: 1639-40, pp. 885-946. URL: http://​www.british-history.ac.uk/​report.aspx?​compid=74912 Date accessed: 24 June 2014))   * May 1639: 100 men ((Rushworth'​s '​Historical Collections:​ 1639, March-June',​ Historical Collections of Private Passages of State: Volume 3: 1639-40, pp. 885-946. URL: http://​www.british-history.ac.uk/​report.aspx?​compid=74912 Date accessed: 24 June 2014))