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Personal logo rampantlion Supporting Member of TMP14 Feb 2018 7:51 a.m. PST

Does anyone have a good resource for flags of the covenanter army fro the battle of Inverlochy? I'm finishing up my army and its time to do the standards.

Timmo uk14 Feb 2018 10:22 a.m. PST

Have a look here…


here's one to start you off…


Timbo W14 Feb 2018 11:23 a.m. PST

Hi rampantlion and Timmo,

The other Tim here, from BCW wiki

Thanks for the link Timmo!

Apologies, I haven't got around to completing Covenanter flags yet, there are more here on the last pages PDF link
though some need checking

As far as i remember Argyll's Highland regiment black with yellow saltire as per the link above, also a small detachment of the Earl of Tuillibardine's (white with red saltire) Note these flag colours are from later regiments in 1648, so best guesses rather than 100% certainty. The majority of the Covenanters at Inverlochy were a mix of highland levies from Campbell dominated territory. No idea of flags etc for these I'm afraid to say. The Project Auldearn guys did a great job of newly designing flags for their units based on coats of arms etc, see here

MacColla17 Feb 2018 5:06 a.m. PST

Try Project Auldearn, as suggested – and the Flags of War website may also be useful – I got a couple of sets from them which could be appropriate for Inverlochy ( Argyll, Mungo Campbell, possibly Loudon).

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