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bishops-wars:english-horse-regiments:sir-john-suckling [02/07/2014 15:50]
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bishops-wars:english-horse-regiments:sir-john-suckling [23/09/2015 00:10] (current)
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 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**|1639|+|**Active**|1639 ​to 1640|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
 |**Allegiance**|English| |**Allegiance**|English|
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 |**Type**|Horse|  |**Type**|Horse|
 |**Captain**|Sir John Suckling|  |**Captain**|Sir John Suckling|
-|**Area Raised**| | +|**Area Raised**|London|  
 +|**Coats**|Scarlet|
 |**Flag Colour**| |  |**Flag Colour**| |
 |**Flag Design**| |  |**Flag Design**| |
-|**Field Armies**|1639|+|**Field Armies**|Charles ​1639
 +| |Charles 1640|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//English cavalry troop that was raised for the First Bishops’ ​War of 1639//+//English cavalry troop that served in the First and Second ​Bishops’ ​Wars//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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 ====1639==== ====1639====
   *Raised   *Raised
-  *May: March to the camp at Berwick+  *May: March to the camp at Birks 
 +  *June: Retire from Kelso 
 +  *June: Standoff between Birks and Duns Law 
 + 
 +====1640==== 
 +  *August: Battle of Newburn Ford?
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-Outfitting Suckling'​s troop was said to have cost him £12,000. Suckling'​s efforts were satirised in verse, //On Sir John Suckling'​s most warlike preparations for the Scottish war//.  +Outfitting Suckling'​s troop was said to have cost him £12,000. Suckling'​s efforts were satirised in verse, //On Sir John Suckling'​s most warlike preparations for the Scottish war//. Unsure whether Suckling'​s troop were in fact at Newburn Ford
-===== Flags & Equipment===== +=====Coats, ​Flags & Equipment===== 
-The troop apparently wore splendid scarlet coats and plumed hats. +The troop apparently wore white doublets, ​splendid scarlet coats and scarlet ​plumed hats in 1639
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir John Suckling==== ====Sir John Suckling====