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covenanter:foot-regiments:sir-james-drummond-of-machanie [14/05/2014 21:55]
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 ====1648==== ====1648====
-  *Raised ​in Stirling area+  *May: Drummond commissioned to raise a regiment ​in Perthshire
   *July: Preston campaign ​   *July: Preston campaign ​
   *August: Battle of Winwick Pass   *August: Battle of Winwick Pass
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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
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 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 The regiment appears to have carried flags of an unusual pattern, having the saltire in a canton, similar to the placement of the St George cross on English flags. The flags were blue with a white saltire in a canton. The inscription was //COVENANT FOR RELIGIOUN KING AND KINGDOMES//​.((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)) The regiment appears to have carried flags of an unusual pattern, having the saltire in a canton, similar to the placement of the St George cross on English flags. The flags were blue with a white saltire in a canton. The inscription was //COVENANT FOR RELIGIOUN KING AND KINGDOMES//​.((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988))
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  ​=====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
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *May 1648: Established at 800 men
 +  *August 1648: 110 officers and men surrender at Warrington
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 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====