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 A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 1. The Army of the Covenant 1639-1651// Partizan Press 1998 ISBN 094652550 ​ A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 1. The Army of the Covenant 1639-1651// Partizan Press 1998 ISBN 094652550 ​
 ====Earl of Lanark==== ====Earl of Lanark====
-[[http://bcw-project.org/biography/william-duke-of-hamilton|William Hamilton, Earl of Lanark]], Duke of Hamilton ​in 1649, he was a leader ​of the Engagers in 1648 and subsequently joined ​the Royalists, dying at the Battle of Worcester ​in 1651+[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Hamilton,​_2nd_Duke_of_Hamilton|William Hamilton]], Earl of Lanark, ​then 2nd Duke of Hamilton was brother ​of the 1st Duke who had led the engagers ​at Preston. He inherited ​the Dukedom ​in 1649 after his brother'​s execution. Leading his cavalry regiment at Worcester, he died of wounds received at the battle.
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