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-|**Active**|1643 to 1651|+|**Active**|1643 ​to 1648| 
 +| |1649 to 1651|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 +| |Second Civil War|
 | |Third Civil War| | |Third Civil War|
 |**Type**|Horse|  |**Type**|Horse|
 |**Colonel**|David Leslie| |**Colonel**|David Leslie|
 |**Area Raised**|Stirling & Perth| |**Area Raised**|Stirling & Perth|
-| |Lanark, Renfrew, ​Atr| +| |Lanark, Renfrew, ​Ayr|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
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   *March: Suppress Earl of Atholl'​s Rising   *March: Suppress Earl of Atholl'​s Rising
   *May: Take Chanonry Castle ​   *May: Take Chanonry Castle ​
 +  *June: Ordered to Banff and Aberdeen
 +  *September: At Balnaboth and Kinbath
 +  *October: Move north to guard against Royalists from Orkney
 +  *November: Move south to winter quarters
 +
 ====1650==== ====1650====
 +  *April: Muster at Brechin then proceed to mop up Royalists in the aftermath of Carbisdale
 +  *June: Ordered to Fife (Leslie t) and Lanark (Allanton & Carmichael)
 +  *July to September: With the army facing Cromwell in the Edinburgh-Leith area
   *3rd September: Battle of Dunbar - 3 troops   *3rd September: Battle of Dunbar - 3 troops
 +  *September to October: Based at Stirling
 +  *October to November: Advance north against Middleton
 +  *November: At Strathbogie,​ Leslie and Middleton sign a treaty and disband Middleton'​s forces
 +  *November: Over-winter at Fife
 +
 ====1651==== ====1651====
-  *Assigned to Leslie'​s ​1st Cavalry Brigade+  *May: Leslie ​assigned to command the 1st Cavalry Brigade 
 +  *June: Ordered to Stirling 
 +  *July: Depart Stirling on the Worcester campaign, Leslie'​s Lifeguard remain to guard the Committee of Estates 
 +  *August: Leslie'​s Lifeguiard troop captured at Alyth with the Committee of Estates
   *September: Battle of Worcester   *September: Battle of Worcester
 +  *September: Leslie captured at Blackstone Edge 
  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
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   *January 1646: 538 horse and 70 dragoons   *January 1646: 538 horse and 70 dragoons
   *1647: 1 troop of 80 horse, reduced to 75, 1 company of 70 dragoons   *1647: 1 troop of 80 horse, reduced to 75, 1 company of 70 dragoons
-  *1649: 3 troops+  *July 1649: 3 troops ​of 60 each; Leslie, Rm Carmichael, Laird of Allanton 
 +  *August 1649: 117 levies ordered from Lanarkshire 
 +  *July 1650: Lanarkshire ordered to raise 75 men 
 +  *June 1651: 156 levies ordered from Berwickshire,​ Midlothian and Teviotdale
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links =====  ===== Links =====