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The Sealed Knot
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August 15, 2018

We have a very limited knowledge of Sergeant-Major Dominick Mitchell, the-some-time 2-i-c of the original Prince Rupert’s Bluecoats.

The sergeant-major, or, as we say today, major, of the regiment, was usually the third in command after the colonel and lieutenant-colone...

March 17, 2018

When I joined the regiment in 1998, there were four regional companies making up the regiment as a whole. For various reasons they were not of equal size, and eventually the regiment was reorganised and the companies ceased to exist except in memory and in the colours...

March 3, 2018

The early days of the Sealed Knot have taken on a kind of legendary air within the modern society. It seems unreal, certainly unlikely, that so many people could come together in such a short time to celebrate history in so unique a way. From the origins in February 19...

February 25, 2018

"They were like a wall of brass." An epithet that looms large over the history of the regiment, a fearless last stand in the face of appalling odds, a doomed attempt, maybe, to protect the rear guard of the Royalist army. Rupert's Bluecoats were destroyed as a fighting...

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