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   *March: Battle of Hunslett   *March: Battle of Hunslett
   *March: Bradford, Bradshaw captured   *March: Bradford, Bradshaw captured
-  *April: Battle of Selby??+  *April: Battle of Selby?? ​(According to Lt. Rowell was at Leeds when Selby was taken) ​
   *July: Battle of Marston Moor, Major Thomas Vavasour killed   *July: Battle of Marston Moor, Major Thomas Vavasour killed
   *August: Battle of Ormskirk   *August: Battle of Ormskirk
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 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'​. ​ 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'​. ​
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 =====Flags & Equipment===== =====Flags & Equipment=====
 On October 20th 1643 Quartermaster John Walmsley signed at York for two trumpets for the regiment to the value of £3. On October 20th 1643 Quartermaster John Walmsley signed at York for two trumpets for the regiment to the value of £3.
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
-Officer lists are shown in //The Royalist Army in Northern England 1642-45// (2 vols) Peter R Newman, PhD Thesis, The University of York, 1978.+
 ====Sir William Bradshaw==== ====Sir William Bradshaw====
-A Catholic of Haigh, Lancashire. He was knighted during the Civil War. +A Catholic of Haigh, Lancashire. He was knighted during the Civil War. E.42.4 mentions Colonel Bradshaw taken prisoner
  
-Sir William Bradshaws Regiment of Horse+====Officer Lists==== 
 +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
-I.O. ALL DONE+  *Colonel Sir William Bradshaw 
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel ? 
 +  *Sargeant Major Thomas Vavasor/our Ment. I.O.
  
-E.42.4 mentions Colonel Bradshaw taken prisoner+  *Captain Thomas Brockholes (1) + I.OLancs.  
 +  *Captain Dunhill Ment. I.O. 
 +  *Captain Henry Grover (4
 +  *Captain Edward Tyldesley (2) + I.O. Lancs.
  
-Colonel ​                          Sir William Bradshaw ​   +  ​*Lieutenant John Dewhurst (3) + I.O. Lancs. to Capt.Tyldesley ​   ​ 
-     ​ +  ​*Lieutenant John Neale I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Dunhill 
-Lieutenant Colonel+  *Lieutenant ​Robert Rowell (4) (in [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​john-lamplugh|Colonel ​John Lamplugh’s Regiment of Foot]] by Marston Moor)
  
-Sargeant Major             ​Thomas Vavasor/​our ​  ​Ment. I.O.+  ​*Cornet John Foster ​I.O. Yorks. to Sgnt. Maj. Vavasour
  
-Captain ​                          ​Thomas Brockholes ​   (1) + I.O. Lancs.  +  *Quartermaster William Mitchell ​I.O. Yorks
-Captain ​                                          ​Dunhill ​            ​Ment. ​I.O. +  ​*Quartermaster William Tomlinson ​I.O. Yorks.  
-Captain ​                          Henry Grover ​               (4) +  ​*Quartermaster John Walmsley ​I.O. Lancs. ​to Sgnt. Maj. Vavasour
-Captain ​                          ​Edward Tyldesley ​       (2) + I.O. Lancs.+
  
-Lieutenant ​                     John Dewhurst ​            (3+ I.O. Lancs. to Capt.Tyldesley ​    +Officer lists are also shown in //The Royalist Army in Northern England 1642-45// ​(2 volsPeter R Newman, PhD Thesis, The University of York, 1978.
-Lieutenant ​                     John Neale                     I.O. Yorks. to Capt. Dunhill+
  
-Cornet ​                            John Foster ​                  I.O. Yorks. to Sgnt. Maj. Vavasour +=====Contemporary References===== 
- +From original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
-Quatermaster ​               William Mitchell ​            I.O. Yorks. +
-Quartermaster ​             William Tomlinson ​       I.O. Yorks.  +
-Quartermaster ​             John Walmsley ​             I.O. Lancs. to Sgnt. Maj. Vavasour+
  
 (1) Wigan Archive Service (1) Wigan Archive Service
 Anderton Papers. Anderton Papers.
 58/29  58/29 
-His signature Brockholes in original document,​Brockhills in I.O.+His signature Brockholes in original document, Brockhills in I.O. 
  
 (2) 58/35 (2) 58/35
-His signature Tyldesley in original document,​Tildsly in I.O.+His signature Tyldesley in original document, Tildsly in I.O. 
  
 (3) 58/6 and 6(b) (3) 58/6 and 6(b)
 Hs signature Dewhurst in original document, Duhurst in I.O.    Hs signature Dewhurst in original document, Duhurst in I.O.   
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 SP19.115.5 SP19.115.5
 Extract. Extract.
 Jan. 12. 1647 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.+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 P6020230 COPY
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 +==(4) Capt Rowell'​s Petition==
 +West Yorkshire Archive Service
 +QS1/​13/​4/​6/​7 ​
 +Captain Robert Rowell of Skipton, Yorks.
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 +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=====