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covenanter:foot-regiments:alexander-erskine-earl-of-kellie [04/08/2016 18:59]
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 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
 |**Active**|1648| |**Active**|1648|
 +| |1651|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|Second Civil War| |**Conflicts**|Second Civil War|
 +| |Third Civil War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Earl of Kellie| |**Colonel**|Earl of Kellie|
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 |**Flag Design**|Red saltire|  |**Flag Design**|Red saltire|
 |**Field Armies**|Hamilton 1648| |**Field Armies**|Hamilton 1648|
 +| |Charles 1651|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//​Covenanter regiment of foot serving on the Preston campaign in the Second Civil War//+//​Covenanter regiment of foot serving on the Preston campaign in the Second Civil War and at Worcester in the Third//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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   *August: Battle of Winwick Pass   *August: Battle of Winwick Pass
   *August: Surrender to the New Model Army at Winwick and Warrington   *August: Surrender to the New Model Army at Winwick and Warrington
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 +====1650====
 +  *December: Kellie commissioned colonel for Fife foot
 +
 +====1651====
 +  *May: Arrive at Stirling
 +  *September: Battle of Worcester, Kellie captured
  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
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 A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988 ISBN 094652550 1 A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 2: Scots Colours// Partizan Press 1988 ISBN 094652550 1
 ====Earl of Kellie==== ====Earl of Kellie====
-[[http://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Alexander_Erskine,​_3rd_Earl_of_Kellie|Alexander Erskine, 3rd Earl of Kellie]]+[[http://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Alexander_Erskine,​_3rd_Earl_of_Kellie|Alexander Erskine, 3rd Earl of Kellie]], captured at Worcester, he was imprisoned in the Tower of London before exile to Holland.
  
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *May 1648: Established at 750 men   *May 1648: Established at 750 men
   *August 1648: 110 officers and men surrender at Warrington   *August 1648: 110 officers and men surrender at Warrington
 +  *January/​February 1651: Estimated 1500 to 2400 with Crawford Lindsay'​s
 +  *June 1651: 898 men
 +  *June 1651: 985 men
 +  *July 1651: 961 men
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====