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trained-band:yorkshire:henry-waite [11/11/2012 22:19] external edit
trained-band:yorkshire:henry-waite [17/07/2014 00:03] (current)
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 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**|1644|+|**Active**|1642 to 1644|
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
 |**Allegiance**|Royalist| |**Allegiance**|Royalist|
 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
-|**Colonel**|Henry Waite|+|**Colonel**|Sir Henry Slingsby| 
 +|Henry Waite|
 |**Area Raised**|York|  |**Area Raised**|York|
 |**Coat Colour**| | |**Coat Colour**| |
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 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
 +  *April: Sir Henry Slingsby commissioned Colonel of the York City Trained Band
 +  *December: Slingsby leaves to command a volunteer regiment in Newcastle'​s army
 ====1644==== ====1644====
   *April to July: Besieged in York   *April to July: Besieged in York
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 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
 +Slingsby was ordered to find 20 men to guard the King's person in 1642, but found the soldiers reluctant and they failed to perform the service. Presumably Waite took over from Slingsby?
 =====Coats and Flags===== =====Coats and Flags=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 +====Sir Henry Slingsby====
 +[[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​sir-henry-slingsby|Sir Henry Slingsby]] commanded a Yorkshire Trained Band regiment in York between April and December 1642, then was commissioned a Colonel by Newcastle((//​The Old Service: Royalist regimental colonels and the Civil War, 1642-6// P.R. Newman, Manchester University Press, 1993. ISBN 0-7190-3752-2)).
 ==== Col Henry Waite==== ==== Col Henry Waite====
 +Waite commanded the York Trained Band during the sieges of 1644. 
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====