Second Lord Kirkcudbright’s Regiment of Foot

Active1640 to 1641
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Bishops’ War
TypeFoot
ColonelLord Kirkcudbright
Area RaisedKirkcudbright
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Covenanter foot known as the ‘Regiment of the South’ in garrison at Dumfries in the Second Bishops’ War

Service History

1640

  • December: Raised in Kirkcudbright
  • December to August 1641: Garrison of Dumfries

1641

  • August: Disbanded after the Treaty of London

Notes

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

Notable Officers

Thomas, 2nd Lord Kirkcudbright

Strength

See Also