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 ====1650==== ====1650====
   *3rd September: Battle of Dunbar - //5 troops//   *3rd September: Battle of Dunbar - //5 troops//
-  *Regiment taken over by Sir Walter Scott of Whitestede+  *September: ​Regiment taken over by Sir Walter Scott of Whitslaid who is commissioned to raise horse in Teviotdale, Selkirk and Peebles 
 +  *October: Join the Western Association army 
 +  *November: Quartered in Fife 
 +  *November: Ordered to Stirling
 ====1651==== ====1651====
-  *Assigned to Browne'​s 3rd Cavalry Brigade +  *April: Quartered in Dunfermline 
-  *Quartered at Fife +  *May: Assigned to Browne'​s 3rd Cavalry Brigade 
-  *July: Battle of Inverkeithing+  *June: Ordered from Fife to join the army at Stirling 
 +  *July: Sent with Brown and Holborn to Inverkeithing 
 +  *July: Battle of Inverkeithing ​//left wing//
 =====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 and Equipment===== =====Flags and Equipment=====
 A cornet said to have been from the regiment is preserved at the National Museum of Scotland. It is larger than a usual cornet and is blue with a white saltire.((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)) ​ A cornet said to have been from the regiment is preserved at the National Museum of Scotland. It is larger than a usual cornet and is blue with a white saltire.((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)) ​
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 A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988 ISBN 094652550 1 A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988 ISBN 094652550 1
 ====Walter Scott==== ====Walter Scott====
-====Sir Walter Scott of Whitestede====+====Sir Walter Scott of Whitslaid====
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====