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covenanter:foot-regiments:earl-of-crawford-lindsay-for-service-in-england [15/09/2016 11:11]
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 ====1650==== ====1650====
-  *December: ​Ordered to be levied+  *December: ​Crawford-Lindsay commissioned colonel of Fife foot
 ====1651==== ====1651====
-  *Re-raised ​in Fife +  *Quartered ​in Fife 
-  *Based at Stirling ​with the field army+  *May: March to Stirling ​to join the field army 
 +  *August: Remain in Scotland 
 +  *August: Crawford-Lindsay captured at Alyth
  
  
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 Lindsay had previously raised regiments for the Bishops’ Wars and the expedition to Ulster. The unit in Ulster was still serving with Monro'​s army. The regiment was broken at Kilsyth, losing all officers apart from the Colonel and Major Murray, and never reformed during the First Civil War. Lindsay had previously raised regiments for the Bishops’ Wars and the expedition to Ulster. The unit in Ulster was still serving with Monro'​s army. The regiment was broken at Kilsyth, losing all officers apart from the Colonel and Major Murray, and never reformed during the First Civil War.
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 +The 1651 unit joined the field army at Stirling but does not appear to have served on the Worcester campaign. ​
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets. They carried blue flags with a yellow saltire in 1644(( Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)). ​ The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets. They carried blue flags with a yellow saltire in 1644(( Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)). ​
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *1643: Established at 10 companies   *1643: Established at 10 companies
 +  *February 1651: allegedly 1500 foot
 +  *June 1651: 1011 men
 +  *July 1651: 1123 men
 +  *July 1651: 1045 men
 =====See Also==== =====See Also====
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====