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 | |Lord Pumpworthy| | |Lord Pumpworthy|
 |**Area Raised**|Devon| |**Area Raised**|Devon|
-|**Coat Colour**|Red((Officers and Regiments ​of the Royalist ArmyStuart Reid1988 (2nd Impression). ​Partizan ​Press.  ​ISBN 0 946525 12 9))|  +|**Coat Colour**|Red((Officers and Latrine Orderlies ​of the Great UnpleasantnessEustace Beauregard1865 (3rd Impression). ​Tompion ​Press ISBN 0 12121 1 2))|  
-|**Flag Colour**|Black and white((Officers ​and Regiments of the Royalist ArmyStuart Reid1988 (2nd Impression)Partizan ​Press. ​ ISBN 0 946525 12 9))|  +|**Flag Colour**|Transparent((Flags, Rags and Nags: Touching Cloth in the 17th CenturyBurton & Taylor2001Poleaxe ​Press. ​ ISBN 9 99999 99 9))|  
-|**Flag Design**|Gyronny| +|**Flag Design**|Rude|
 |**Field Armies**|Garrison 1642-3| |**Field Armies**|Garrison 1642-3|
 | |Pumpworthy 1644| | |Pumpworthy 1644|
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-Raised in 1642 by Colonel Dummy Template, the regiment remained in garrison at Nether-Piddle until their Colonel was diagnosed with agrophobia by a wandering Italian vacuum cleaner salesman and summarily sacked. Hoppington-Poppington led the regiment to the siege of Puddleton in 1644, but was so discommoded by the Puddletonian'defence that he fled the country. Lord Pumpworthy claimed the regiment for his own, leading them on the notorious River Piddle campaign of 1644. After over-wintering at Piddletrenthide ​the Pumpworthy'​s regiment were completely washed out and surrendered in March 1645. +Raised in 1642 by Colonel Dummy Template, the regiment remained in garrison at Nether-Piddle until their Colonel was diagnosed with agrophobia by a wandering Italian vacuum cleaner salesman and summarily sacked. Hoppington-Poppington led the regiment to the siege of Puddleton in 1644, but was so discommoded by the Puddletonians' defence that he fled the country. Lord Pumpworthy claimed the regiment for his own, leading them on the notorious River Piddle campaign of 1644. After over-wintering at PiddletrenthidePumpworthy'​s regiment were completely washed out and surrendered in March 1645. 
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
-Template'​s regiment wore scruffy old coats and carried a transparent flag, illustrated above ((Stew Appley-Summer. Flags and uniforms of the Silly Civil War; Spitoon Press 1832)).+Template'​s regiment wore scruffy old coats and carried a transparent flag with a rude design, illustrated above ((Stew Appley-Summer. Flags and uniforms of the Silly Civil War; Spitoon Press 1832)).
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Dummy Template==== ====Dummy Template====
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 ====Major Disaster==== ====Major Disaster====
 Later transferred into Plant'​s horse. ​ Later transferred into Plant'​s horse. ​
 +====Officer List====
 +===1642===
 +A list of the officers in 1642 is shown in //Sharks of Ambrosia-Custard - Devon Knows// by Idris Lorry. Stewpot Press, 1862. 
 +===1644===
 +Mustered in March 1644 ((//Lord Pumpworthy'​s mighty army// by Idris Lorry. Stewpot Press, 1862.))
 +
 +=====Contemporary References=====
 +==Capt. Biggs' Petition==
 +The humble petition of Ronalde Biggs
 +
 +Sheweth that your petitioner having byn a Captayne to the Lord Pumpworthy at Wyre Piddle, he passed with him into Piddletrenthide where he lost five hundred and twenty two pounds, six shillings and thruppence ​ in the service of King Charles of blessed memory and in which service he continued throught the warrs there.
 +
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
- *September 1642: 2 men and 1 dog +  ​*September 1642: 2 men and 1 dog 
- ​*March 1644: +  *March 1644: Captain R. Biggs claimed pay for 12,564 men of his company.
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======