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 +|**Flag Illustration 1**|{{:​covenanter:​foot-regiments:​scots_lgd_1.jpg?​200|}}((Original artwork by Tony Barton, shown by kind permission of Tony Barton and Charles Kightly. Previously published in Military Modelling magazine))| 
 +|**Flag Illustration 2**|{{:​covenanter:​foot-regiments:​scots_lgd_2.jpg?​200|}}((Original artwork by Tony Barton, shown by kind permission of Tony Barton and Charles Kightly. Previously published in Military Modelling magazine))| 
 +|**Flag Illustration 3**|{{:​covenanter:​foot-regiments:​scots_lgd_3.jpg?​200|}}((Original artwork by Tony Barton, shown by kind permission of Tony Barton and Charles Kightly. Previously published in Military Modelling magazine))|
 |**Active**|1649 to 1651| |**Active**|1649 to 1651|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
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 Led in the field by the Earl of Eglinton until he was captured in April 1651 and replaced by Viscount Newburgh Led in the field by the Earl of Eglinton until he was captured in April 1651 and replaced by Viscount Newburgh
 ===== Flags & Equipment===== ===== Flags & Equipment=====
-Charles’ Lifeguard of horse carried three cornets, recorded by Sir James Balfour. All had a blue field and gold fringe and the inscription //COVENANT FOR RELIGIONE KING AND KINGDOMES// on the reverse side. The first, Eglinton'​s,​ had a crown above a crossed sword and sceptre above the motto //NOBLIS HAEC INVICTA MISERVNT//, all in gold. The second (Lt Col) had a crowned thistle (or just a crown?) proper surrounded by the motto //NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT// and the third (Major) had a small white (or gold?) saltire above the motto //PRO RELIGION ET PATRIA//​. ​ ((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)). Other troops carried blue cornets with the motto //COVENANT, RELIGION, KING AND COUNTRY//. ((Edward M. Furgol’s //A Regimental History of the Covenanting Armies 1639-1651// Edinburgh, 1990. ISBN 0 85976 194 0))+Charles’ Lifeguard of horse carried three cornets, recorded by Sir James Balfour. All had a blue field and gold fringe and the inscription //COVENANT FOR RELIGIONE KING AND KINGDOMES// on the reverse side. The first, Eglinton'​s,​ had a crown above a crossed sword and sceptre above the motto //NOBLIS HAEC INVICTA MISERVNT//, all in gold (Illustration 1). The second (Lt Col) had a crowned thistle (or just a crown?) proper surrounded by the motto //NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT// ​(Illustration 2) and the third (Major) had a small white (or gold?) saltire above the motto //PRO RELIGION ET PATRIA// ​(Illustration 3}.  ((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)). Other troops carried blue cornets with the motto //COVENANT, RELIGION, KING AND COUNTRY//. ((Edward M. Furgol’s //A Regimental History of the Covenanting Armies 1639-1651// Edinburgh, 1990. ISBN 0 85976 194 0))
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Charles II==== ====Charles II====