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 |**Flag Colour**| ​ |  |**Flag Colour**| ​ |
 |**Flag Design**| |  |**Flag Design**| |
-|**Field Armies**|Charles 1651|+|**Field Armies**|Leslie 1650| 
 +|Charles 1651|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
 **Later the Earl of Linlithgow’s Regiment of Horse** **Later the Earl of Linlithgow’s Regiment of Horse**
  
-//​Covenanter cavalry regiment raised in the Third Civil War fighting at Worcester //+//​Covenanter cavalry regiment raised in the Third Civil War fighting at Dunbar and Worcester //
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 ====1649==== ====1649====
-  *February: ​Commissioned ​for 400 horse to be raised in Teviotdale and Selkirk+  *February: ​Scott commissioned colonel ​for 400 horse to be raised in Teviotdale and Selkirk 
 +  *June: Scott'​s troop quartered at Nithsdale 
 +  *June to August: Lt Col William Ker of Newton sent to collect the Engager weaponry left at Berwick and Carlisle
 ====1650==== ====1650====
 +  *June: Ordered to Selkirk (Scott & Ker) and Lauderdale (Capt Scott)
 +  *September: Battle of Dunbar
 +  *October: Ordered to Stirling
   *November: Quartered at Alyth   *November: Quartered at Alyth
 +  *December: Col Scott dies and the regiment is given to the Earl of Linlithgow
 ====1651==== ====1651====
-  *Scott dies and the regiment passes to the Earl of Linlithgow 
   *Quartered in Angus   *Quartered in Angus
   *January: Recruits raised in Perthshire   *January: Recruits raised in Perthshire
-  *May: Assigned to the Montgomerie’s 2nd Cavalry Brigade+  *May: Assigned to the Montgomery’s 2nd Cavalry Brigade
   *September: Battle of Worcester   *September: Battle of Worcester
  
 =====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=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
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 ====Earl of Linlithgow==== ====Earl of Linlithgow====
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *July 1649: 3 troops; Colonel Scott 60, Lt Col Ker 53, Capt Archibald Scott of Syntoun 50 
 +  *August 1649: 227 levies planned from Selkirk & Teviotdale 
 +  *July 1650: 225 levies planned from Selkirk & Teviotdale 
 +  *Winter 1650-1: Recruits ordered from Perthshire and Kennedy of Kirkhill'​s horse
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====