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-  *Raised ​in Teviotdale+  *August Lothian commissioned colonel, raised ​in Teviotdale ​& Selkirkshire
  
 ====1644==== ====1644====
 +  *January: Join Leven'​s army
   *March: Battle of Hylton   *March: Battle of Hylton
-  *July to October: Siege of Newcastle+  *April: Siege of York 
 +  *May: Ordered to Sunderland 
 +  *2nd July: Battle of Marston Moor? 
 +  *July: Siege of York 
 +  *July: Quartered in Yorkshire 
 +  *August ​to October: Siege of Newcastle 
 +  *Quartered in Durham
  
 ====1645==== ====1645====
   *Joined by [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​earl-of-lothian-for-service-in-ireland|Earl of Lothian’s Regiment of Foot for service in Ireland]]   *Joined by [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​earl-of-lothian-for-service-in-ireland|Earl of Lothian’s Regiment of Foot for service in Ireland]]
   *July to September: Siege of Hereford   *July to September: Siege of Hereford
 +  *Quartered in Durham
 ====1646==== ====1646====
 +====1647====
 +  *February: Disbanded in Scotland
 =====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 0
  
 +Although the regiment was not at the siege of Newark, Lothian was and took King Charles I into custody at Southwell. ​
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets. The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets.
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 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 ​
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 ====Earl of Lothian==== ====Earl of Lothian====
  
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *January 1644: 10 companies 
 +  *November 1645: 600 men 
 +  *March 1646:  532 men 
 +  *June 1646: 770 men 
 +  *September 1646: 795 men
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
  
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====