The Scots Guards, part of the Guards Division, is one of the Foot Guards regiments of the British Army. Their origins lie in the personal bodyguard of King Charles I of England and Scotland. Its Lineage can be traced as far back as 1642, although it was only placed on the English Establishment (thus becoming part of what is now the British Army) in 1686.
Type: Foot Guards
Role: 1st Battalion Mechanised Infantry
Motto(s): “Nemo Me Impune Lacessit” (Latin) “No one touches me with impunity”