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 The regiment'​s history is discussed in Firth, C. H. (1898), [[http://​archive.org/​stream/​transactions17royauoft#​page/​67/​mode/​1up|Royalist and Cromwellian Armies in Flanders, 1657-1662]],​ Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, pp. 67–119 The regiment'​s history is discussed in Firth, C. H. (1898), [[http://​archive.org/​stream/​transactions17royauoft#​page/​67/​mode/​1up|Royalist and Cromwellian Armies in Flanders, 1657-1662]],​ Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, pp. 67–119
  
-Charles II began to raise an army at Bruges in Flanders in 1656, having signed a treaty to ally with Spain against France and Cromwellian England. Originally to be [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​john-middleton|Lt Gen Middleton'​s]] Regiment, instead Middleton was sent on a diplomatic mission to Poland and  ​instead Lord Newburgh raised a regiment of exiled Scots Royalists, led in the field by Sir William Urry. In July 1658 the regiment fought at the Battle of the Dunes in Muskerry’s brigade, but the French and English Protectorate forces were victorious. They remained in Flanders, in garrison at Mardyke after the Restoration,​ but were amalgamated into one of the Irish regiments in 1662.  ​+Charles II began to raise an army at Bruges in Flanders in 1656, having signed a treaty to ally with Spain against France and Cromwellian England. Originally to be [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​john-middleton|Lt Gen Middleton'​s]] Regiment, instead Middleton was sent on a diplomatic mission to Poland and the regiment of exiled Scots Royalists ​was given to Lord Newburghbeing led in the field by Sir William Urry. In July 1658 the regiment fought at the Battle of the Dunes in Muskerry’s brigade, but the French and English Protectorate forces were victorious. They remained in Flanders, in garrison at Mardyke after the Restoration,​ but were amalgamated into one of the Irish regiments in 1662.  ​
  
 =====Flags and Equipment===== =====Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Lord Newburgh ==== ====Lord Newburgh ====
-[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​James_Levingston,​_1st_Earl_of_Newburgh|James Livingston, Lord Newburgh]]+[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​James_Levingston,​_1st_Earl_of_Newburgh|James Livingston, Lord Newburgh]], previously served in the [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​king-s-lifeguard-of-horse|King’s Lifeguard of Horse]] under Charles II in Scotland and at Worcester. ​
 ====Sir William Urry==== ====Sir William Urry====
 [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​William_Urry|Sir William Urry]], brother of the multiple turncoat Sir John Urry.  [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​William_Urry|Sir William Urry]], brother of the multiple turncoat Sir John Urry. 
 +====Officer Lists====
 +===1657===
 +Orders of precedance among the officers of the Scottish regiment, Charles R, Bruxelles, 4th June 1657((Ruthven Correspondence:​ Letters and Papers of Patrick Ruthven, Earl of Forth and Brentford, and of His Family: A. D. 1615 - A. D. 1662. With an Appendix of Papers Relating to Sir John Urry. Edited from the Original Mss., by the Rev. William Dunn Macray 1868 p165 [[https://​books.google.co.uk/​books?​id=tAJKAAAAcAAJ&​pg=PA165#​v=onepage&​q&​f=false|from Google Books]]))
 +
 +Note this was prior to Middleton'​s departure
 +  *Colonel: Lt General John Middleton
 +  *Lt Col: Viscount Newbrugh
 +  *Major: Colonel William Urrey
 +  *Captain: Earl of Kelley
 +  *Captain: Lord Napier
 +  *Captain: Charles Hay
 +  *Captain: Sir William Fleming
 +  *Captain: Sir William Keyth
 +  *Captain: Colonel Turner
 +  *Captain: Colonel Durham
 +  *Captain: Sir Alexander Hamilton
 +  *Captain: Sgt Maj John Strachan
 +  *Captain: Lt Col Walter Whitford
 +  *Captain: George Hamilton
 +  *Captain: Alexander Hamilton
 +  *Captain: James Lawson
 +
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *April 1657: Estimated at 300 men by English news-sheets   *April 1657: Estimated at 300 men by English news-sheets