Sir John Charteris of Amisfield’s Regiment of Foot

Active1640 to 1641
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Bishops’ War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir John Charteris
Area RaisedDumfriesshire
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Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLeslie 1640-41

Covenanter foot serving in the Second Bishops’ War

Service History

1640

  • Raised in Dumfriesshire
  • September: Ordered to the Border
  • October to August 1641: Occupy Newcastle

1641

  • August: Return to Scotland and disband after the Treaty of London

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

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir John Charteris of Amisfield

Strength

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