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Sir Arthur Erskine of Scotscraig’s, the Ministers’ Regiment of Foot

Active1643 to 1645
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
Second Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Arthur Erskine
Area Raised
Coat ColourGrey
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLeven 1643-5

Covenanter Regiment of Foot raised for service in England, forming part of Leven’s army

Service History

1643

  • Raised

1644

  • April to July: Siege of York
  • 2nd July: Battle of Marston Moor
  • July: Siege of York
  • July to October: Siege of Newcastle

1645

  • July to September: Siege of Hereford

Notes

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Sir Arthur Erskine

Strength

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