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 |**Colonel**|John Pickering| |**Colonel**|John Pickering|
 |**Area Raised**|East Anglia| |**Area Raised**|East Anglia|
-|**Coat Colour**| |  +|**Coat Colour**|Red lined blue((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 2, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8))|  
-|**Flag Colour**|| +|**Flag Colour**|Blue??|
 |**Flag Design**| |  |**Flag Design**| |
 |**Field Armies**|Manchester 1644-5| |**Field Armies**|Manchester 1644-5|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//​Parliamentarian regiment of foot of the Eastern Association//​+//​Parliamentarian regiment of foot of the Eastern Association ​fighting at Marston Moor and later joining the New Model Army//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 ====1644==== ====1644====
-  *FebruaryRepulsed from Hillesden House?+  *MarchCommissioned to be raised 
 +  *May: Storm of Lincoln
   *May to July: Siege of York   *May to July: Siege of York
-  *July: Battle of Marston Moor+  *July: Battle of Marston Moor - //10 companies//
   *July: Siege of York   *July: Siege of York
   *July to August: Siege of Sheffield Castle   *July to August: Siege of Sheffield Castle
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 ====1645=== ====1645===
 +  *January to March: Garrison of Abingdon
   *January: Defence of Abingdon?   *January: Defence of Abingdon?
   *April: Join the New Model Army as [[new-model-army:​foot-regiments:​john-pickering|Colonel John Pickering’s Regiment of Foot]]   *April: Join the New Model Army as [[new-model-army:​foot-regiments:​john-pickering|Colonel John Pickering’s Regiment of Foot]]
  
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 +A history of the regiment is shown at [[http://​coloneljohnpickering.co.uk/​colonel-john-pickerings-regiment-a-history|Pickering'​s Regiment of Foote]] ​
 +
 +The regiment was Independent in religious outlook, like Montagu'​s,​ and were closely aligned with Cromwell. ​
 =====Coats and Flags===== =====Coats and Flags=====
 +The regiment were issued red coats lined blue in 1644 ((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 2, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8)). Pickering'​s were issued a new set of blue colours on joining the New Model Army, perhaps they had carried blue colours under Manchester, but this is unknown. ​
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
-====Colonel John Pickering====+A list of the regiment’s officers is shown in Laurence Spring’s //Regiments of the Eastern Association//​((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 2, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8)) 
 +====Colonel John Pickering=== 
 +[[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​John_Pickering_(soldier)|John Pickering]] 
 +==== Lt Col John Hewson==== 
 +[[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​john-hewson|John Hewson]] 
 +====Capt Daniel Axtell==== 
 +[[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​daniel-axtell|Daniel Axtell]]
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *10 companies
 +  *April 1644: Between 688 and 805 men
 +  *May 1644: 523 men
 +  *July 1644: 359 men
 +  *February 1645: 243 men
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====
-Pickering'​s are now re-enacted by  [[http://pickerings.thesealedknot.org.uk/history.html|Colonel John Pickering's]] Regiment ​of the Sealed Knot. +Pickering'​s are now re-enacted by  [[http://coloneljohnpickering.co.uk/​|Colonel John Pickering, His Regiment of Foote]] of the Sealed Knot.