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 +|**Flag Illustration**|{{:​parliamentarian:​manchester_h.jpg?​200|}}((Original artwork by Tony Barton, shown by kind permission of Tony Barton and Charles Kightly. Previously published in Military Modelling magazine))|
 |**Active**|1643 to 1645| |**Active**|1643 to 1645|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
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 |**Colonel**|Earl of Manchester|  |**Colonel**|Earl of Manchester|
 |**Area Raised**|East Anglia| |**Area Raised**|East Anglia|
-|**Flag Colour**||  +|**Flag Colour**|Various|  
-|**Flag Design**||  +|**Flag Design**|Several known|  
-|**Field Armies**|Manchester 1643-4|+|**Field Armies**|Manchester 1643-5|
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-//​Parliamentarian regiment of horse of the Eastern Association//​+//​Parliamentarian regiment of horse of the Eastern Association's Major General//
  
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 ====1643==== ====1643====
 +  *August: Raised
   *August to September: Siege of King’s Lynn   *August to September: Siege of King’s Lynn
   *October to November: Siege of Bolingbroke Castle   *October to November: Siege of Bolingbroke Castle
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-=====Flags=====+Manchester'​s was a large regiment, consisting of 11 troops by Marston Moor, the regiment therefore had an additional Colonel, Sidney, a Lieutenant Colonel and a Major.  
 +=====Flags ​& Equipment===== 
 +As with Cromwell'​s Regiment, Manchester'​s appears to have used cornets with different field colours.  
 + 
 +The Earl of Manchester'​s cornet was green with a green and yellow fringe and the motto //TRUTH AND PEACE// (Illustration 1)((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 1, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8)). 
 + 
 +Colonel Algernon Sidney'​s cornet was blue with a yellow motto //SANCTVS AMOR PATRIAE DAT ANIMUS//​((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 1, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8))((//The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)).  
 + 
 +Captain Robert Sparrow'​s cornet was red with a red and white fringe, a complex scroll with a sparrow and a rose and the motto //SI LEGES RERUM//​((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 1, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8)). 
 + 
 +Captain William Dingley'​s cornet was red with a red and white fringe and depicted armoured men issuing from a gatehouse. A scroll carried the motto //WE ARE RELEASED TO FIGHT FOR THE GOSPELS, LAWES & LIBERTY//​((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 1, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8)). 
 + 
 +Captain Thomas Hammond'​s cornet was blue with a blue and yellow fringe and featured a griffin or bird in yellow holding a scroll in its beak that read //NESCIT VIRTVS STARF LOCO//.  
 + 
 +Captain Valentine Walton'​s cornet had a red field with a red and white fringe and a scroll reading //GAVDET TERTAMINE VIRTVS//​((The Regiments of the Eastern Association Vol. 1, Laurence Spring, Stuart Press 1998 ISBN 1 85804 119 8)).However this cornet might instead belong to his son (also Valentine Walton) of Cromwell'​s Horse who was killed at Marston moor.   
 =====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))
 ====Earl of Manchester==== ====Earl of Manchester====
-[[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​edward-montagu-earl-of-manchester|Edward Montagu, Earl of Manchester]]+[[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​edward-montagu-earl-of-manchester|Edward Montagu, Earl of Manchester]], Major General of the Eastern Association from August 1643. 
 ====Colonel Algernon Sidney==== ====Colonel Algernon Sidney====
 +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Algernon_Sidney|Algernon Sidney]] was colonel of the Regiment, commanding them in the field as Manchester was busy with his duties as General. He was offered the colonelcy of the regiment in the New Model Army but declined due to the many wounds he suffered at Marston Moor. 
 ====Lieutenant-Colonel Nathaniel Rich==== ====Lieutenant-Colonel Nathaniel Rich====
 +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Nathaniel_Rich_(soldier)|Nathaniel Rich]] was Lieutenant Colonel of Manchester'​s Horse, leading them into the New Model Army as [[new-model-army:​horse-regiments:​nathaniel-rich|Colonel Nathaniel Rich’s Regiment of Horse]].
 +====Officer List====
 +In addition to the officers noted by Spring
 +  *Major John Turner (14/08/43 - 04/10/43 after which he served as a Reformado)((N.A. SP28/​33/​328))
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====