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 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Earl of Dunfermline| |**Colonel**|Earl of Dunfermline|
-|**Area Raised**|Fife| +|**Area Raised**|Fife
 +| |Kirkcaldy| 
 +| |Dunfermline|
 |**Coat Colour**|Grey| |**Coat Colour**|Grey|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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 | |Leslie 1640-41| | |Leslie 1640-41|
 | |Leven 1643-4| | |Leven 1643-4|
 +| |Leslie 1645|
 +| |Leven 1646|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
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 ====1643==== ====1643====
-  *Raised anew+  *August to December: ​Raised anew in Kirkcaldy and Dunfermline
  
 ====1644==== ====1644====
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 ====1645==== ====1645====
   *July: Take Carlisle   *July: Take Carlisle
 +  *August: 57 commanded men sent to Carlisle 
 +  *September: Maj Finnie leads 228 man detachment to Scotland 
 +====1646==== 
 +  *March to May: Siege of Newark 
 +  *May: Quartered in County Durham 
 +====1647==== 
 +  *February: Return to Scotland and disbanded
 =====Notes==== =====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  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 
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 ====Earl of Dunfermline==== ====Earl of Dunfermline====
-Charles, 2nd Earl Dunfermlinegovernor of Durham from 1640 to 1641. +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Charles_Seton,​_2nd_Earl_of_Dunfermline|Charles ​Seton, 2nd Earl Dunfermline]] was governor of Durham from 1640 to 1641. 
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *1643: 10 companies
 +  *December 1644: 862 men
 +  *March 1645: 673 men
 +  *June 1645: 632 officers & men
 +  *July 1645: 730 officers & men
 +  *August 1645: 550 officers & men plus detachments
 +  *November 1645: 500 officers & men
 +  *January 1646: 656 officers & men
 +  *February 1646: 719 officers & men
 +  *March 1646: 548 officers & men
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====