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 |**Active**|1639 | |**Active**|1639 |
 +| |1640 to 1641|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War| |**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War|
 +| |Second Bishops'​ War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Lord Erskine|  |**Colonel**|Lord Erskine|
 |**Area Raised**|Perthshire|  |**Area Raised**|Perthshire|
 +| |Stirlingshire|
 |**Coat Colour**| | |**Coat Colour**| |
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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 |**Field Armies**|Montrose 1639| |**Field Armies**|Montrose 1639|
 | |Leslie 1639| | |Leslie 1639|
 +| |Leslie 1640-41|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//​Covenanters serving with Montrose and Leslie in the First Bishops’ War//+//​Covenanters serving with Montrose and Leslie in the First Bishops’ War and with Leslie in the Second//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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   *June: Standoff at Dun’s Law   *June: Standoff at Dun’s Law
   *June: Disbanded following the Treaty of Birks   *June: Disbanded following the Treaty of Birks
 +
 +====1640====
 +  *Raised anew in Stirlingshire
 +  *Join Leslie'​s army at Duns
 +  *August: Invade England, but not quartered at Newcastle
 +
 +====1641====
 +  *August: Return to Scotland and disbanded after the Treaty of London
  
 =====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 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
  
-Contained Highlanders in the regiment.+Contained Highlanders in the 1639 regiment.
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
  
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 ====John, Lord Erskine==== ====John, Lord Erskine====
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *1640: Estimated as 600 or 1000 foot in 10 companies
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====