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royalist:foot-regiments:sir-joseph-waggestaffe [05/04/2012 01:13] external edit
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 +  *January: Waggstaffe is captured by the Royalists, changes sides and is commissioned colonel
   *February: Skirmish at Stratford   *February: Skirmish at Stratford
-  *April: Siege of Lichfield+  *April: Siege of Lichfield, Waggestaffe wounded
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir Joseph Waggestaffe==== ====Sir Joseph Waggestaffe====
 +[[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Joseph_Wagstaffe|Sir Joseph Wagstaffe]],​ changed sides from the Parliamentarians in early 1643, having previously served as Lt Col of [[parliamentarian:​foot-regiments:​john-hampden|Colonel John Hampden’s Regiment of Foot]]. In 1644 he was appointed Major General of foot to Prince Maurice and in 1655 was the main leader of Penruddock'​s rising.
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====