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 |**Colonel**|James Wemyss|  |**Colonel**|James Wemyss|
 |**Area Raised**| |  |**Area Raised**| |
-|**Coat Colour**|Blue| +|**Coat Colour**|Blue?|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
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 ====1643==== ====1643====
   *August: commissioned to be raised   *August: commissioned to be raised
 +  *November: Siege of Basing House 
 +  *November: Siege of Basing House 
   *December to January: Siege of Arundel   *December to January: Siege of Arundel
  
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
-The regiment ​wore blue coats in 1644 and carried ​firelock muskets, ​serving ​as Waller’s artillery guard.+The regiment ​may have worn blue coats in 1643 at Basing House. A receipt for "beer for the blue coats" could refer to Haselrigge'​s or Wemyss'​s regiments ((//​National Archive SP28/​134/​part 7//)). Carrying ​firelock muskets, ​they served ​as Waller’s artillery guard.
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 A list of officers is shown in Laurence Spring'​s //​Waller'​s Army, The Regiments of Sir William Waller'​s Southern Association//​ The Pike and Shot Association 2007 ISBN 978-1-902768-34-2 A list of officers is shown in Laurence Spring'​s //​Waller'​s Army, The Regiments of Sir William Waller'​s Southern Association//​ The Pike and Shot Association 2007 ISBN 978-1-902768-34-2
 ====Lt Gen James Wemyss==== ====Lt Gen James Wemyss====
 +[[https://​en.m.wikisource.org/​wiki/​Wemyss,​_James_(DNB00)|James Wemyss]]
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====