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royalist:foot-regiments:lord-lundore [04/07/2019 09:41]
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royalist:foot-regiments:lord-lundore [28/08/2019 16:11] (current)
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 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**|| ​+|**Active**|1642-3?
 |**Country**|England| |**Country**|England|
 |**Allegiance**|Royalist| |**Allegiance**|Royalist|
-|**Conflicts**|First Civil War?|+|**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
-|**Colonel**|Lord Lundore|+|**Colonel**|James Leslie|
 |**Area Raised**| | |**Area Raised**| |
 |**Coat Colour**| | |**Coat Colour**| |
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
-|**Field Armies**| |+|**Field Armies**|Newcastle|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//Obscure ​Royalist regiment of foot //+//Royalist regiment of foot serving with the Marquis of Newcastle//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
 +
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
-Probably ​included ​some Scots+The Regiment served under the Marquess of Newcastle in the first civil war. Its Colonel and several officers were Scots and perhaps ​included Scots rank and file as well.  
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 +
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in //Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army// by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press). A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in //Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army// by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).
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 ==== Lord Lundore==== ==== Lord Lundore====
-Possibly Patrick ​Leslie, 2nd [[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Patrick_Leslie,​_1st_Lord_Lindores|Lord Lindores]] ​and brother of the Covenanter General David Leslie+The Colonel was James Leslie, in 1649 he succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Lindores after the death of his brother Patrick, 2nd Lord Lindores. Their father, Patrick Leslie, 1st [[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Patrick_Leslie,​_1st_Lord_Lindores|Lord Lindores]] ​was brother of the Covenanter General David Leslie
  
-It would appear that the Colonel was in fact James Lindsay,a son of Lord Lindores who was later to become 3rd Lord Lindores,.+====Officer Lists==== 
 +from original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642
  
-I'll leave it for you to change,Tim +  *Colonel James Leslie 
 +  *Lieutenant Colonel John Meautys (1) + I.O.
  
-The Regiment served under the Marquess of Newcastle in the first civil war.+  *Captain Lowdon Ment. I.O.  
 +  *Captain Thomas Scroop I.O. Yorks.
  
-Colonel James Leslies Regiment of Foot+  *Captain Lieutenant Andrew Dixon I.O. Northumb.
  
-Lieutenant Colonel ​     John Meautys ​                 (1) + I.O.+  *Ensign Ferdinando Dowglasse ​ I.O. L W to Capt. Lowdon 
 +  *Ensign Thomas Rycroft ​I.O. L + W to Lt. Col. Meautys
  
  
- +=====Contemporary References=====
-Captain Lieutenant ​     Andrew Dixon                   I.O. Northumb. +
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-Captain ​                                         Lowdon ​              Ment. I.O.  +
-Captain ​                          ​Thomas Scroop ​              I.O. Yorks. +
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-Ensign ​                           Ferdinando Dowglasse ​ I.O. L + W to Capt. Lowdon +
-Ensign ​                           Thomas Rycroft ​              I.O. L + W to Lt. Col. Meautys +
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-Younger son of Patrick Leslie 1st Lord of Lindores. +
-He became 3rd Lord of Lindores in 1649+
  
 (1) SP29.22.40 (1) SP29.22.40
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 In the petition of Lieutenant Colonel John Meautys he states that at the beginning of the war he served in the Earl of Cumberlands Lifeguard and then served as Lieutenant Colonel under Sir James Leslie in the Army of the Earl of Newcastle. In the petition of Lieutenant Colonel John Meautys he states that at the beginning of the war he served in the Earl of Cumberlands Lifeguard and then served as Lieutenant Colonel under Sir James Leslie in the Army of the Earl of Newcastle.
  
- +=====Strength=====
-====Strength=====+
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====