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-====== Lord Fleming’s Regiment of Horse======+  
 +====== Lord Fleming’s Regiment of Foot======
  
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-|**Active**|1639 |+|**Active**|1640 to 1641|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
-|**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War| +|**Conflicts**|Second ​Bishops’ War| 
-|**Type**|Horse| +|**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Lord Fleming|  |**Colonel**|Lord Fleming|
-|**Area Raised**|Lanarkshire|  +|**Area Raised**|Lanark| 
-|**Flag Colour**|| +|**Coat Colour**| ​
 +|**Flag Colour**| |
 |**Flag Design**| |  |**Flag Design**| |
-|**Field Armies**|Leslie ​1639|+|**Field Armies**|Leslie ​1640-1 ​|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//​Covenanter ​horse from Lanarkshire, ​part of Leslie’s army during ​the First Bishops’ War//+// Covenanter ​foot forming ​part of Leslie’s army in the Second ​Bishops’ War//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
-====1639==== +====1640==== 
-  *April: Commissioned to raise a regiment of horse +  *Raised in Linlithgowshire 
-  *March: ​Raised in Lanarkshire and the Upper Clyde area +  *Join Leslie’s army at Duns 
-  *March: Depart Edinburgh for the Border +  *AugustBattle of Newburn Ford 
-  * Join Leslie’s army at Duns Law +  *August to August 1641Occupy Newcastle 
-  *JuneStandoff at Duns Law + 
-  *JuneDisbanded following ​the Treaty of Birks+====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
  
-=====Flags & Equipment===== +=====Coats, ​Flags & Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
- +====Lord Fleming==== 
-==== John, 8th Lord Fleming==== +John, 8th Lord Fleming, signed the Cumbernauld Bond
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
-  *March 1639: 2-300 troopers 
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====