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 +|**Flag Illustration 1**|{{:​covenanter:​foot-regiments:​preston_1.jpg?​200|}}((Original artwork by Tony Barton, shown by kind permission of Tony Barton and Charles Kightly. Previously published in Military Modelling magazine))|
 |**Active**|1639,​ 1640| |**Active**|1639,​ 1640|
 | |1648, 1651, 1653| | |1648, 1651, 1653|
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-//​Covenanter regiment of foot serving in the Bishops'​ Wars, on the Preston campaign in the Second Civil War, at Worcester in the Third and raised again during Glencairn'​s rising//+//​Covenanter regiment of foot serving in the Bishops'​ Wars, on the Preston campaign in the Second Civil War, the Third and raised again during Glencairn'​s rising//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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 While Reid places the regiment at the Battle of Worcester, Furgol states that they did not serve on the Worcester campaign. While Reid places the regiment at the Battle of Worcester, Furgol states that they did not serve on the Worcester campaign.
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
-Identified as having blue flags at Preston with a red-edged white saltire and an inscription in gold //Couenant for Religion King and Kingdoms//​((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988 ISBN 094652550 1)). Atholl'​s regiment of 1653 also carried blue colours. ​+Identified as having blue flags at Preston with a red-edged white saltire and an inscription in gold //Couenant for Religion King and Kingdoms// ​(Illustration 1)((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988 ISBN 094652550 1)). Atholl'​s regiment of 1653 also carried blue colours. ​
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988 ISBN 094652550 1 A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988 ISBN 094652550 1