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The Master of Yester’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644 to 1648
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
Second Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelMaster of Yester
Area Raised
Coat ColourGrey
Flag ColourBlue
Flag DesignWhite Saltire
Field ArmiesLeven 1644-5
Leslie 1645
Hamilton 1648

Covenanter Regiment of Foot raised for service in England, later seeing action in Scotland and in the Second Civil War

Service History

1644

  • January: Taking of Warkworth?
  • March: Storm of South Shields Fort
  • March: Battle of Hylton
  • April to July: Siege of York
  • July: Battle of Marston Moor
  • July: Siege of York
  • July to October: Siege of Newcastle

1645

  • July to September: Siege of Hereford
  • September: Battle of Philiphaugh (det)

1648

  • August: Battle of Winwick Pass

Notes

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

John, Master of Yester

Strength

See Also