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 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
 |**Active**|1640 to 1641| |**Active**|1640 to 1641|
-| |1643 to 1645|+| |1643 to 1647|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
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 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
-|**Field Armies**|Leven 1643-5|+|**Field Armies**|Leven 1643-4| 
 +| |Baillie 1644-5| 
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
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 ====1643==== ====1643====
-  *Raised ​anew in Midlothian+  *Maitland commissioned colonel, the regiment is raised ​anew in Midlothian
  
 ====1644==== ====1644====
 +  *January: Enter England
   *April to July: Siege of York   *April to July: Siege of York
   *2nd July: Battle of Marston Moor   *2nd July: Battle of Marston Moor
   *July: Siege of York   *July: Siege of York
-  *July to October: Siege of Newcastle+  *August: Siege of Newcastle 
 +  *September: Return to Scotland 
 +  *Serve with Baillie 
 +  *December: garrison Perth, leaving a detachment there
  
 ====1645==== ====1645====
-  *Return ​to Scotland+  *January ​to March: Garrison Perth 
 +  *March: With Baillie at Dundee 
 +  *Summer: Serving with Crawford-Lindsay in Atholl
   *August: Battle of Kilsyth   *August: Battle of Kilsyth
 +  *September: Quartered in Linlithgow
 +  *October to December: Garrison Perth
 +====1646====
 +  *Remain in Scotland
 +====1647====
 +  *February: Disbanded, though men from the regiment may have joined [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​colin-pitscottie|Sergeant-Major-General Colin Pitscottie’s Regiment of Foot]]
  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
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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 Lauderdale==== ====Earl of Lauderdale====
-[[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​john-maitland-earl-of-lauderdale|John Maitland, Earl of Lauderdale]],​ known as Viscount Maitland until he inherited his father'​s Earldom in January 1645. +[[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​john-maitland-earl-of-lauderdale|John Maitland, ​2nd Earl of Lauderdale]],​ known as Viscount Maitland until he inherited his father'​s Earldom in January 1645. 
 ====Colin Pitscottie==== ====Colin Pitscottie====
-Lieutenant Colonelpreviously Lt Col of the [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​earl-of-eglinton|Earl of Eglinton’s Regiment of Foot]] in Ireland+Lieutenant Colonel ​and leader of the regiment much of the time. He was previously Lt Col of the [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​earl-of-eglinton|Earl of Eglinton’s Regiment of Foot]] in Ireland. He led Lauderdale'​s regiment at Marston Moor. 
  
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *10 companies
 +  *October 1645: 400 men
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====