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covenanter:foot-regiments:sir-james-lumsden [16/05/2014 18:39]
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covenanter:foot-regiments:sir-james-lumsden [12/09/2016 21:43] (current)
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 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**|1650 ​to 1651|+|**Active**|1650|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
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 |**Colonel**|Sir James Lumsden| |**Colonel**|Sir James Lumsden|
 | |Harie Sinclair| | |Harie Sinclair|
-|**Area Raised**|Fife|+|**Area Raised**|St Andrews|
 |**Coat Colour**| | | |**Coat Colour**| | |
-|**Flag Colour**|Yellow|+|**Flag Colour**|Yellow?|
 |**Flag Design**|White saltire|  |**Flag Design**|White saltire|
 |**Field Armies**|Leslie 1650| |**Field Armies**|Leslie 1650|
-| |Charles 1651| 
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
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 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 +====1649====
 +  *Lumsden raises a regiment for foot from St Andrews
 ====1650==== ====1650====
   *July: Raised in Fife   *July: Raised in Fife
   *September: Battle of Dunbar   *September: Battle of Dunbar
   *Taken over by Sinclair?   *Taken over by Sinclair?
-====1651====+
  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
- ​Probably taken over by Sinclair after Lumsden’s capture ​at Dunbar, but not certain. ​+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 
 + 
 +The regiment suffered very heavy casualties ​at Dunbar, Lumsden was captured and the unit either disintegrated or survivors were taken over by Harie Sinclair, but this is not certain. ​
  
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir James Lumsden==== ====Sir James Lumsden====
-Lumsden was Lieutenant General of the foot at Dunbar and previously served as the second Colonel of Lord Gordon’s foot in the First Civil War.+Lumsden was Lieutenant General of the foot at Dunbar and previously served as the second Colonel of Lord Gordon’s foot in the First Civil War. 
 ====Harie Sinclair==== ====Harie Sinclair====
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====