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Lord Lundore’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642-3?
CountryEngland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelJames Leslie
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesNewcastle

Royalist regiment of foot serving with the Marquis of Newcastle

Service History

Notes

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

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment's officers is shown in Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).

Lord Lundore

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 Lord Lindores was brother of the Covenanter General David Leslie.

Officer Lists

from original research by Victor Judge aka BCW user 1642

  • Colonel James Leslie
  • Lieutenant Colonel John Meautys (1) + I.O.
  • Captain Lowdon Ment. I.O.
  • Captain Thomas Scroop I.O. Yorks.
  • Captain Lieutenant Andrew Dixon I.O. Northumb.
  • Ensign Ferdinando Dowglasse I.O. L + W to Capt. Lowdon
  • Ensign Thomas Rycroft I.O. L + W to Lt. Col. Meautys

Contemporary References

(1) SP29.22.40

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

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