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 |**Colonel**|Lawrence Crawford| |**Colonel**|Lawrence Crawford|
 |**Area Raised**|Suffolk|  |**Area Raised**|Suffolk|
-|**Coat Colour**|Blue?|+|**Coat Colour**|Blue|
 |**Flag Colour**|Red?​|  |**Flag Colour**|Red?​|
 |**Flag Design**| |  |**Flag Design**| |
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 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//​Parliamentarian regiment of foot of the Eastern Association//​+//​Parliamentarian regiment of foot of the Eastern Association ​serving at Marston Moor//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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   *February: Raised in Suffolk   *February: Raised in Suffolk
   *May to July: Siege of York   *May to July: Siege of York
-  *July: Battle of Marston Moor+  *2nd July: Battle of Marston Moor - //Eight 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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 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
 +
 =====Coats and Flags===== =====Coats and Flags=====
-Crawford’s ​might be the regiment referred to at Marston Moor as //​Manchester’s blewcoats under the bloody colours are cut off//, alternatively ​this might refer to Hobart’s ​regiment ​of foot.+Crawford’s ​are probably ​the regiment referred to at Marston Moor as //​Manchester’s blewcoats under the bloody colours are cut off//. Alternatively ​this might refer to [[parliamentarian:​foot-regiments:​sir-miles-hobart|Sir Miles Hobart’s ​Regiment ​of Foot]] but it must be noted that Hobart'​s Regiment were referred to as the '​Norfolk red coats' when they were at Newark in March 1644, Marston Moor was just four months later. Whilst the re-equipping of regiments did take place, there doesn'​t appear to be one recorded for Hobart'​s:​ whilst not definitive this would lend credence to Crawford'​s wearing blue coats and perhaps carrying red colours if that's what's meant by //bloody colours// 
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 +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. 1, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8))
 +
 ====Sgt Maj Gen Lawrence Crawford==== ====Sgt Maj Gen Lawrence Crawford====
-[[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​lawrence-crawford|Lawrence Crawford]]+[[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​lawrence-crawford|Lawrence Crawford]] ​Presbyterian Scottish professional who commanded the Eastern Association infantry but quarrelled with Cromwell over his toleration of religious extremism in the ranks. Crawford refused to serve in the New Model Army and joined Massey'​s western brigade. He was killed at the siege of Hereford in August 1645. 
 +====Lieutenant-Colonel William Hamilton==== 
 + 
 +====Officer List==== 
 +In addition to the Officers noted by Spring 
 +  *Captain William Puckle ​  
 +  *Captain William Disney  
 +  *Captain Richard Harvey (these three companies totalling 130 men were transferred from [[parliamentarian:​foot-regiments:​sir-miles-hobart|Sir Miles Hobart’s Regiment of Foot]] 10/04/45 N.A. SP28/29/15)
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *January 1645: Companies varied between 18 and 60 men
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 +  *[[new-model-army:​foot-regiments:​robert-hammond|Colonel Robert Hammond’s Regiment of Foot]] New Model Army
 +
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====