Colonel Arthur Lyall’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644 to 1646
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelArthur Lyall
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

An obscure Covenanter regiment serving in Scotland

Service History

1644

  • November: Detachment at Aberdeen

1645

  • June: Garrison Dundee
  • June: The unit riots and is ordered out of Dundee
  • November: Ordered from Dundee to Glasgow

1646

  • March: 300 quartered in Perth

Notes

A history of the unit is shown in Edward M. Furgol’s A Regimental History of the Covenanting Armies 1639-1651 Edinburgh, 1990. ISBN 0 85976 194 0

Flags

Notable Officers

Arthur Lyall

Strength

  • 1646: 300 at Perth

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