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 +====== Colonel James Lyon of Auldbarr’s Regiment of Foot======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +
 +|**Active**|1639 |
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War|
 +|**Type**|Foot|
 +|**Colonel**|James Lyon|
 +|**Area Raised**|Forfarshire|
 +|**Coat Colour**| |
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**| |
 +|**Field Armies**| Montrose 1639|
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//​Covenanters serving under Montrose during the First Bishops’ War//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1639====
 +  *March: Raised in Forfarshire
 +  *April: At Aberdeen, confiscate magazine of Old Aberdeen
 +  *April: Depart Aberdeen with Montrose
 +  *June: Battle of Megray Hill ?
 +  *June: Skirmish at Big o’ Dee ?
 +
 +=====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
 +
 +Probably served under Montrose in May and June after leaving Aberdeen
 +=====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 +
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +
 +==== James Lyon of Auldbarr====
 +=====Strength=====
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====