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   * [[Oxford Auxiliaries (Earl of Dover)]]   * [[Oxford Auxiliaries (Earl of Dover)]]
   * [[Oxford Auxiliaries (Lord Keeper Littleton)]]   * [[Oxford Auxiliaries (Lord Keeper Littleton)]]
 +  * [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​sir-nicholas-selwyn|Oxford City Regiment (Sir Nicholas Selwyn, Will Legge)]]
   * **Oxfordshire Trained Band Horse**   * **Oxfordshire Trained Band Horse**
  
 The Oxfordshire Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 850 men armed with 500 muskets and 350 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 40 lancers and 40 light horse The Oxfordshire Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 850 men armed with 500 muskets and 350 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 40 lancers and 40 light horse
  
-In March 1643 3 rotten lances were handed ​in to the Royalist magazine at Oxford. ​+On 1st September 1642 the Oxford Trained Band prevented students and Royalist supporters from demolishing Osney bridge, then in November 1643 the Oxford Trained Band was paraded on Bullingdon Green and chose to be disarmed rather than join the Royalist Army. 
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 +In March 1643 3 rotten lances were handed ​over from the Trained band stores ​to the Royalist magazine at Oxford.  
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 +In August 1651 the Oxfordshire militia were ordered to rendezvous at Northampton