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-|**Active**|1643 to 1644|+|**Active**|1643 to 1645|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
 |**Allegiance**|Royalist| |**Allegiance**|Royalist|
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 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**| |  |**Flag Design**| |
-|**Field Armies**|Derby 1643|+|**Field Armies**|Derby 1643?| 
 +| |Newcastle 1644|
 | |Langdale 1644-5| | |Langdale 1644-5|
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 ====1643==== ====1643====
-  *April: Battle of Whalley Abbey +  *April: Battle of Whalley Abbey? 
 +  ​*October:​ At York?
 ====1644==== ====1644====
   *March: Battle of Hunslett   *March: Battle of Hunslett
-  *April: Battle of Selby? +  ​*March: Bradford, Bradshaw captured 
-  *July: Battle of Marston Moor+  ​*April: Battle of Selby?? (According to Lt. Rowell was at Leeds when Selby was taken) ​ 
 +  *July: Battle of Marston Moor, Major Thomas Vavasour killed
   *August: Battle of Ormskirk   *August: Battle of Ormskirk
 ====1645==== ====1645====
   *February: Battle of Melton Mowbray   *February: Battle of Melton Mowbray
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   *May: Storm of Leicester   *May: Storm of Leicester
   *June: Battle of Naseby   *June: Battle of Naseby
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-===== Flags=====+Newman provides a history of the regiment and biographies of its officers((//​The Royalist Army in Northern England 1642-45// (2 vols) Peter R Newman, PhD Thesis, The University of York, 1978)). 
 +Raised from Lancastrians,​ perhaps prior to the disaster at Whalley or perhaps out of the '​refugee'​ Lancashire horse retreating to Yorkshire thereafter. After Marston Moor the regiment seems to have been swallowed up into the broader '​Northern Horse'​.  
 +=====Flags ​& Equipment===== 
 +On October 20th 1643 Quartermaster John Walmsley signed at York for two trumpets for the regiment to the value of £3. 
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir William Bradshaw==== ====Sir William Bradshaw====
-Lancashire ​Catholic.+A Catholic ​of Haigh, Lancashire. He was knighted during the Civil War. E.42.4 mentions Colonel Bradshaw taken prisoner 
 +====Officer Lists==== 
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642 
 +  *Colonel Sir William Bradshaw 
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel ? 
 +  *Sargeant Major Thomas Vavasor/our Ment. I.O. 
 +  *Captain Thomas Brockholes (1) + I.O. Lancs.  
 +  *Captain Dunhill Ment. I.O. 
 +  *Captain Henry Grover (4) 
 +  *Captain Edward Tyldesley (2) + I.O. Lancs. 
 +  *Lieutenant John Dewhurst (3) + I.O. Lancs. to Capt.Tyldesley ​    
 +  *Lieutenant John Neale I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Dunhill 
 +  *Lieutenant Robert Rowell (4) (in [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​john-lamplugh|Colonel John Lamplugh’s Regiment of Foot]] by Marston Moor) 
 +  *Cornet John Foster I.O. Yorks. to Sgnt. Maj. Vavasour 
 +  *Quartermaster William Mitchell I.O. Yorks. 
 +  *Quartermaster William Tomlinson I.O. Yorks.  
 +  *Quartermaster John Walmsley I.O. Lancs. to Sgnt. Maj. Vavasour 
 +Officer lists are also shown in //The Royalist Army in Northern England 1642-45// (2 vols) Peter R Newman, PhD Thesis, The University of York, 1978. 
 +=====Contemporary References===== 
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642 
 +(1) Wigan Archive Service 
 +Anderton Papers. 
 +His signature Brockholes in original document, Brockhills in I.O. 
 +(2) 58/35 
 +His signature Tyldesley in original document, Tildsly in I.O. 
 +(3) 58/6 and 6(b) 
 +Hs signature Dewhurst in original document, Duhurst in I.O.    
 +Jan. 12. 1647 
 +Henry Grove of Mitton (Co. York)... in the yeare 1643 when the said Earles Army was in the said County did ride up and down the adjaicent Townes about him with a Troop of Horse under the command of Sir Thomas Vavasour a Papist in Armes. 
 +P6020230 COPY 
 +==(4) Capt Rowell'​s Petition== 
 +West Yorkshire Archive Service 
 +Captain Robert Rowell of Skipton, Yorks. 
 +Petition under Colonel Lamplugh at Hessy Moor Battle. 
 +Was Cornet under Colonel Gray at Edgehill, Lieutenant of Horse under Colonel Bradshaw at Leeds when Selby was taken and Lieutenant of Foot under Sir Michael Woodhouse at Stoke House. Received many wounds. 
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====