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 Armed with 270 muskets and 160 pikes in 1639. Armed with 270 muskets and 160 pikes in 1639.
  
-An English cavalryman, John Aston, described Leslie'​s ensign at Duns Law in 1639, this probably represents the Colonel'​s colour of the regiment, which usually had a white field((//​Six North Country Diaries// by John Crawford Hodgson. The Publications of the Surtees Society Vol. CXVII, Durham, 1910. available online via [[https://​archive.org/​details/​sixnorthcountryd00hodgrich|Archive.org]])): ​+An English cavalryman, John Aston, described Leslie'​s ensign at Duns Law in 1639, this probably represents the Colonel'​s colour of the regiment, which usually had a white field((//​Six North Country Diaries// by John Crawford Hodgson. The Publications of the Surtees Society Vol. CXVII, Durham, 1910. available online via [[https://​archive.org/​details/​sixnorthcountryd00hodgrich|Archive.org]])). Other companies of the regiment likely carried the white saltire on blue with the motto //Covenant for Religion, Crowne and Country//
  
 "The Generall Lessley'​s ensigne had for his device a bible, crossed through with two scepters, and a crowne set upon it, with this word, //Tuemur legibus et armis jure divino et civili//"​. ​ "The Generall Lessley'​s ensigne had for his device a bible, crossed through with two scepters, and a crowne set upon it, with this word, //Tuemur legibus et armis jure divino et civili//"​. ​
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-Other companies of the regiment likely carried the white saltire on blue with the motto //Covenant for Religion, Crowne and Country//​. ​ 
  
 Aston also described the arms of the Scots foot in general: ​ Aston also described the arms of the Scots foot in general: ​