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 Ussher was Anglo-Irish from Donnybrook, he served in the Bishops'​ Wars and was killed at Lichfield, 21st April 1643 Ussher was Anglo-Irish from Donnybrook, he served in the Bishops'​ Wars and was killed at Lichfield, 21st April 1643
 ====Sir Henry Washington==== ====Sir Henry Washington====
-Lieutenant-Colonel, commanded ​the regiment at Edgehill+Lieutenant-Colonel ​to Ussher and led the regiment at Edgehill. He was promoted to Colonel after Ussher'​s death at Lichfield. ​
 ====Prince Maurice==== ====Prince Maurice====
 [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​prince-maurice|Prince Maurice]] seems to have been honorary Colonel [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​prince-maurice|Prince Maurice]] seems to have been honorary Colonel
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   *Capt. William Tuke   *Capt. William Tuke
   *Capt. Henry Norwood   *Capt. Henry Norwood
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 +Col Henry Washingtons Regiment of Foot in Worcester 1645 & 6
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 +Lieutenant Colonel ​                         Hurston ​  (5)
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 +Sargeant Major                                Grey         (5)
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 +Captain ​                                         Armourer ​   (5)
 +Captain ​                                             Bellamy ​  (5) + Ment. I.O.
 +Captain ​                                             Dormer ​   (5)
 +Colonel ​                                         Knotsford ​   (5)
 +Captain ​                                          ​Norwood ​    ​(5)-Captured early in war Royalist Tract find
 +Captain ​                                          ​Robinson ​   (5) + Ment. I.O.
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 +Lieutenant ​                        ​Gilbert Hudson ​       I.O. Worcs. to Capt. Bellamy
 +Lieutenant ​                                          ​Floyd ​     BLB.Vol.II.It.802 ​
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 +Ensign ​                              ​William Pilkington ​  I.O. L + W to Capt. Robinson
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 +(5) Henry Townsend Diary
 +Colonel Washingtons Regiment 29th May 1646
 +Governors Company
 +Inferior officers ​              11
 +Soldiers ​                          95
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 +     Lt. Col. Hurston ​               6
 +     ​Soldiers ​                          54
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 +     Major Grey                        6
 +     ​Soldiers ​                          44
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 +    Captain Norwood ​             7
 +    Soldiers ​                           45
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 +    Captain Bellamy ​               5
 +    Soldiers ​                           38
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 +    Captain Robinson ​           6
 +    Soldiers ​                          ​36 ​
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 +    Captain Armourer ​           5
 +    Soldiers ​                          36
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 +    Colonel Knotsford ​          5
 +    Soldiers ​                          36
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 +    Captain Dormer ​              5
 +    Soldiers ​                          ​50 ​
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 +    Officers ​                          56
 +    Soldiers ​                       440
  
 =====Contemporary References===== =====Contemporary References=====
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 (1) Luke letter Book 20.2.1642/3 Microfilm narrative (1) Luke letter Book 20.2.1642/3 Microfilm narrative
-Major Gawdy was a Captain of Dragoons under Colonel Usher and received 2 shots in the thigh at Keinton. Because he was at Wantage, his Major made him a Major to a Regiment of Horse being raised in Suffolk.+Major Gawdy was a Captain of Dragoons under Colonel Usher and received 2 shots in the thigh at Keinton. Because he was at Wantage, his Majesty ​made him a Major to a Regiment of Horse being raised in Suffolk.