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 |**Area Raised**|Teviotdale| |**Area Raised**|Teviotdale|
 |**Coat Colour**| | |**Coat Colour**| |
-|**Flag Colour**| |  +|**Flag Colour**|red??|  
-|**Flag Design**| | +|**Flag Design**|white saltire??|
 |**Field Armies**| ​ | |**Field Armies**| ​ |
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
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 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
  
-Unlikely to have been formally organised, Furgol labels them a '​retinue'​.+Unlikely to have been formally organised, Furgol labels them a '​retinue'​. Sir William was offered a commission by the Engagers in 1648 but declined, leaving his son to raise [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​richard-douglas|Colonel Richard Douglas’ Regiment of Foot]] and lead it to defeat at Preston
  
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 +In 1648 [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​richard-douglas|Colonel Richard Douglas’ Regiment of Foot]] carried red flags with a white saltire, possibly Sir William'​s regiment carried these or similar during the First Civil War.
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir William Douglas==== ====Sir William Douglas====