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-|**Active**|1650 to 1651|+|**Active**|1645?| 
 +| |1649 to 1651|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
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   *2nd February: Inverlochy??​   *2nd February: Inverlochy??​
  
 +====1649====
 +  *June: Arnott leading an 'old troop' as Lt Col
 +  *Quartered in Lanark, Ayr and Renfrewshire
 ====1650==== ====1650====
-  *Raised in Fife+  *Expanded to a regiment of 3 troops, with recruits from Fife
   *3rd September: Battle of Dunbar - //3 troops//   *3rd September: Battle of Dunbar - //3 troops//
 +  *September: Ordered to Burntisland
 +  *September to November: Quartered in Fife
 ====1651==== ====1651====
 +  *March: Major Johnston cited for treason and defects to the English
 +  *May: Assigned to 3rd cavalry brigade under Sir John Brown
 +  *June: Ordered to Stirling
   *July: Battle of Inverkeithing   *July: Battle of Inverkeithing
-=====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
 ===== Flags & Equipment===== ===== Flags & Equipment=====
 Two cornet from Arnott'​s regiment were probably captured at Inverkeithing. Lt Col Govan'​s was red with a red and white fringe, small yellow star and large sword and a partial inscription //S... QV... PA...//. Major Johnston'​s cornet was red with a red and white fringe and a gold arm and sword. ((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)) ​ Two cornet from Arnott'​s regiment were probably captured at Inverkeithing. Lt Col Govan'​s was red with a red and white fringe, small yellow star and large sword and a partial inscription //S... QV... PA...//. Major Johnston'​s cornet was red with a red and white fringe and a gold arm and sword. ((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)) ​
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 ====Lt Col William Govan==== ====Lt Col William Govan====
 ====Major William Johnston==== ====Major William Johnston====
 +Defected to the English
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *1649: 1 troop
   *1650: 3 troops   *1650: 3 troops
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====