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 ======Earl of Roxburgh’s Regiment of Foot====== ======Earl of Roxburgh’s Regiment of Foot======
  
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 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Earl of Roxburgh| |**Colonel**|Earl of Roxburgh|
-|**Area Raised**| |+|**Area Raised**|Borders|
 |**Coat Colour**|Grey?​ | |**Coat Colour**|Grey?​ |
-|**Flag Colour**||  +|**Flag Colour**|Red
-|**Flag Design**|| +|**Flag Design**|Yellow saltire|
 |**Field Armies**|Hamilton 1648| |**Field Armies**|Hamilton 1648|
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 ====1648==== ====1648====
-  * August: Battle of Winwick Pass+  ​*May: Roxburgh commissioned colonel to raise 1000 foot from Selkirk and Roxburgh 
 +  *July: Preston campaign  
 +  ​*August: Battle of Winwick Pass 
 +  *August: Surrender to the New Model Army at Winwick and Warrington
  
 =====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
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 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 +The regiment’s flags are thought to have been red with a yellow saltire and the inscription //for Couenant Religion King and Kingdoms//​.((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)) ​
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
-====Robert Ker, Earl of Roxburgh====+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 
 +====Robert Ker, 1st Earl of Roxburgh==== 
 +Roxburgh was aged 79 in 1648, therefore didn't lead the regiment in person. 
 +====Andrew Ker==== 
 +Led the regiment on the Preston campaign as Lt Col
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *May 1648: Plan to raise 1000 men
 +  *August 1648: 2 officers and 34 men surrender at Warrington
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====
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