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 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
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
-The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets. Flags from the regiment were captured at Preston. The Colonel'​s company carried a white flag while other companies carried blue flags. The white flag had a silver goat’s head crest, with the motto //SPARE NOCHT// and an ornate scroll reading //COVENANT for Religion KING and Kingdomes// (Illustration 1). Flags of the other companies were blue with a white saltire and a central silver goat's head surrounded by a wreath. The inscription was //Couenant for Religion King and Kingdomes//​(Illustration 2)((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)) ​+The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets. Flags from the regiment were captured at Preston. The Colonel'​s company carried a white flag while other companies carried blue flags. The white flag had a silver goat’s head crest, with the motto //SPARE NOCHT// and an ornate scroll reading //COVENANT for Religion KING and Kingdomes// (Illustration 1). Flags of the other companies were blue with a white saltire and a central silver goat's head surrounded by a wreath. The inscription was //Couenant for Religion King and Kingdomes// (Illustration 2)((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)) ​
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 Lists of the regiment'​s officers are shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 1. The Army of the Covenant 1639-1651// Partizan Press 1998 ISBN 094652550 and in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988 ISBN 094652550 1  Lists of the regiment'​s officers are shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 1. The Army of the Covenant 1639-1651// Partizan Press 1998 ISBN 094652550 and in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988 ISBN 094652550 1