Colonel Harry Lindsay’s Regiment of Foot

Active1640
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Bishops’ War
TypeFoot
ColonelHarry Lindsay
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
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Field Armies

Covenanter foot besieging Edinburgh Castle in the Second Bishops’ War

Service History

1640

  • Raised
  • May to September: Siege of Edinburgh Castle

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

What Lindsay’s regiment did after capturing Edinburgh Castle is unknown

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Harry Lindsay

A Scots veteran of the Swedish army

Strength

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