Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

covenanter:foot-regiments:master-of-yester [06/08/2016 22:13]
tim
covenanter:foot-regiments:master-of-yester [04/02/2017 23:49] (current)
tim
Line 2: Line 2:
  
 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
 +|**Flag Illustration 1**|{{:​covenanter:​foot-regiments:​yester1.jpg?​200|}}((Original artwork by Tony Barton, shown by kind permission of Tony Barton and Charles Kightly. Previously published in Military Modelling magazine))|
 +|**Flag Illustration 2**|{{:​covenanter:​foot-regiments:​yester2.jpg?​200|}}((Original artwork by Tony Barton, shown by kind permission of Tony Barton and Charles Kightly. Previously published in Military Modelling magazine))|
 |**Active**|1639| |**Active**|1639|
 | |1643 to 1647| | |1643 to 1647|
Line 55: Line 57:
  
 ====1646==== ====1646====
 +  *Quartered in England
 +
 +====1647====
 +  *January: Return to Scotland
   *February: Disbanded   *February: Disbanded
  
Line 67: Line 73:
 A history of the unit is shown in Edward M. Furgol’s //A Regimental History of the Covenanting Armies 1639-1651// Edinburgh, 1990. ISBN 0 85976 194 0 A history of the unit is shown in Edward M. Furgol’s //A Regimental History of the Covenanting Armies 1639-1651// Edinburgh, 1990. ISBN 0 85976 194 0
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
-The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets. Flags from the regiment were captured at Preston. The Colonel'​s company carried a white flag while other companies carried blue flags. The white flag had a silver goat’s head crest, with the motto //SPARE NOCHT// and an ornate scroll reading //COVENANT for Religion KING and Kingdomes//​. Flags of the other companies were blue with a white saltire and a central silver goat's head surrounded by a wreath. The inscription was //Couenant for Religion King and Kingdomes//​((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)) ​+The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets. Flags from the regiment were captured at Preston. The Colonel'​s company carried a white flag while other companies carried blue flags. The white flag had a silver goat’s head crest, with the motto //SPARE NOCHT// and an ornate scroll reading //COVENANT for Religion KING and Kingdomes// ​(Illustration 1). Flags of the other companies were blue with a white saltire and a central silver goat's head surrounded by a wreath. The inscription was //Couenant for Religion King and Kingdomes// ​(Illustration 2)((Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988)) ​
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 Lists of the regiment'​s officers are shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 1. The Army of the Covenant 1639-1651// Partizan Press 1998 ISBN 094652550 and in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988 ISBN 094652550 1  Lists of the regiment'​s officers are shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 1. The Army of the Covenant 1639-1651// Partizan Press 1998 ISBN 094652550 and in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988 ISBN 094652550 1 
 ====John Hay, Master of Yester==== ====John Hay, Master of Yester====
-[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​John_Hay,​_1st_Marquess_of_Tweeddale|John Hay]], 1st Lord of Yester then succeeded to the title 1st Earl of Tweedale ​in 1654. +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​John_Hay,​_1st_Marquess_of_Tweeddale|John Hay]], 1st Lord of Yester then succeeded to the title 1st Earl of Tweeddale ​in 1654. 
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *November 1645: 299 officers & men   *November 1645: 299 officers & men