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 =====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
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 +In 1651 Douglas took over [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​sir-andrew-ker-of-greenhead|Sir Andrew Kerr of Greenhead’s Regiment of Foot]]
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 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
-As was common for Scots foot regiments, the Colonel'​s company carried a white flag while other companies carried coloured flags. The white flag had a cloud and arm holding a sword with the motto //DOE OR DIE// and a scroll with the inscription //COVENANT FOR RELIGION KING AND KINGDOMES// (though partly ripped). ​ Flags of the other companies were red with white saltire. The inscription was //Couenant for Religion King and and Kingdomes//​.((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988))+Flags are identified among those captured on the Preston campaign. ​As was common for Scots foot regiments, the Colonel'​s company carried a white flag while other companies carried coloured flags. The white flag had a cloud and arm holding a sword with the motto //DOE OR DIE// and a scroll with the inscription //COVENANT FOR RELIGION KING AND KINGDOMES// (though partly ripped). ​ Flags of the other companies were red with white saltire. The inscription was //Couenant for Religion King and and Kingdomes//​.((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988))
  ​=====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