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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 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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 +Furgol suspects that the regiment might not have existed in 1650 as Ruthven wasn't commissioned,​ the only evidence for it being a list of regiments at Dunbar compiled by the English. ​
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets. Ruthven'​s colours are tentatively identified from those captured at Dunbar. The Colonel'​s had a white field with blue saltire in a canton, another was plain blue, a third was blue with a white saltire.((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)) ​ The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets. Ruthven'​s colours are tentatively identified from those captured at Dunbar. The Colonel'​s had a white field with blue saltire in a canton, another was plain blue, a third was blue with a white saltire.((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)) ​