Colonel Blair’s Regiment of Foot

Active1640
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Bishops’ War
TypeFoot
ColonelBlair
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Obscure Covenanter foot besieging Edinburgh Castle in the Second Bishops’ War

Service History

1640

  • Raised
  • April: Lt Andrew Wood admits to fornication in Leith
  • May to September: Siege of Edinburgh Castle
  • Subsequently garrison Edinburgh Castle?

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

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Colonel Blair

Strength

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