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 +====== Lord Fleming’s Regiment of Horse======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +
 +|**Active**|1639 |
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War|
 +|**Type**|Horse|
 +|**Colonel**|Lord Fleming|
 +|**Area Raised**|Lanarkshire|
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**| |
 +|**Field Armies**|Leslie 1639|
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//​Covenanter horse from Lanarkshire,​ part of Leslie’s army during the First Bishops’ War//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1639====
 +  *April: Commissioned to raise a regiment of horse
 +  *March: Raised in Lanarkshire and the Upper Clyde area
 +  *March: Depart Edinburgh for the Border
 +  * Join Leslie’s army at Duns Law
 +  *June: Standoff at Duns Law
 +  *June: Disbanded following the Treaty of Birks
 +
 +=====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
 +
 +=====Flags & Equipment=====
 +
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +
 +==== John, 8th Lord Fleming====
 +
 +=====Strength=====
 +  *March 1639: 2-300 troopers
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====