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-//Scots regiment of foot of the Third Civil War//+//Scots regiment of foot of the Third Civil War remaining in Scotland//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
-====1650==== 
-  *December: Ordered to be levied 
 ====1651==== ====1651====
-  *Raised ​in Aberdeenshire and Banffshire  +  *June: Ordered to be raised from heritors ​in Aberdeenshire and Banffshire 
-  *Serving ​in Northern Scotland +  *July: Ordered to Stirling but instead remain ​in Northern Scotland ​recruiting 
-  *November: Surrender+  *August: Rendezvous with Balcarres 
 +  *September to October: Quarter at Rothiemay 
 +  *November: Surrender ​to the English
  
 =====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
  
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Lewis Gordon, 3rd Marquis of Huntly==== ====Lewis Gordon, 3rd Marquis of Huntly====
-[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Lewis_Gordon,​_3rd_Marquess_of_Huntly|Lord Lewis Gordon]] the third son of [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​george-gordon-marquis-of-huntly|George Gordon, 2nd Marquis of Huntly]] succeeded his father as 3rd Marquis of Huntly in 1649. He served in the [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​lord-gordon|Lord Gordon’s Regiment of Horse]] for the Royalists in the First Civil War and has been characterised as either heroic or rash to the point of insanity. ​+[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Lewis_Gordon,​_3rd_Marquess_of_Huntly|Lord Lewis Gordon]] the third son of [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​george-gordon-marquis-of-huntly|George Gordon, 2nd Marquis of Huntly]] succeeded his father as 3rd Marquis of Huntly in 1649. He served in the [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​lord-gordon|Lord Gordon’s Regiment of Horse]] for the Royalists in the First Civil War and has been characterised as either heroic or rash to the point of insanity ​during that timeIn contrast he achieved little in 1651.  ​
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *august 1651: 1000 men
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====