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   * Col. Henry Farr - see [[Earl of Warwick|Earl of Warwick'​s Essex Trained Band]] ​   * Col. Henry Farr - see [[Earl of Warwick|Earl of Warwick'​s Essex Trained Band]] ​
   * [[Cook|Col. Cook's Essex Trained Band Auxiliaries]]  ​   * [[Cook|Col. Cook's Essex Trained Band Auxiliaries]]  ​
-  * [[Matthews|Col. Matthews'​ Essex Militia]]+  * [[Matthews|Col. ​Joachim ​Matthews'​ Essex Militia]]
   * **Essex Trained Band Horse**  ​   * **Essex Trained Band Horse**  ​
  
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 In the Second Civil War of 1648, Lt Colonel Farr of the Earl of Warwick'​s Trained Band joined the Royalist insurrection in Essex and was besieged at Colchester. The other Trained Band units remained loyal to Parliament, taking part in the siege. [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​col.-harlakenden|Colonel Harlakenden’s Regiment of Horse]], [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​col.-henry-mildmay|Sir Henry Mildmay’s Regiment of Horse]] and [[parliamentarian:​foot-regiments:​col.-carew-mildmay|Colonel Carew Mildmay’s Regiment of Foot]] also served at the siege and were paid by the Essex committee, perhaps being additional militia units. ​ In the Second Civil War of 1648, Lt Colonel Farr of the Earl of Warwick'​s Trained Band joined the Royalist insurrection in Essex and was besieged at Colchester. The other Trained Band units remained loyal to Parliament, taking part in the siege. [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​col.-harlakenden|Colonel Harlakenden’s Regiment of Horse]], [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​col.-henry-mildmay|Sir Henry Mildmay’s Regiment of Horse]] and [[parliamentarian:​foot-regiments:​col.-carew-mildmay|Colonel Carew Mildmay’s Regiment of Foot]] also served at the siege and were paid by the Essex committee, perhaps being additional militia units. ​
  
-In the Third Civil War of 1651 three Essex Trained Band regiments marched to join Cromwell'​s army at the Battle of Worcester. These were Honeywood'​s,​ Cook's and Matthews'​ regiments. ​+In the Third Civil War of 1651 three Essex Trained Band regiments marched to a rendezvous at Oxford then joined ​Cromwell'​s army at the Battle of Worcester. These were Honeywood'​s,​ Cook's and Matthews'​ regiments. ​