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 +======Alexander Keith of Ludquharn’s Regiment======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1639|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War|
 +|**Type**|Foot?​|
 +|**Colonel**|Alexander Keith|
 +|**Area Raised**|Buchan|
 +|**Coat Colour**||
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**|Montrose 1639|
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//Scots Covenanter contingent from Buchan serving in the Aberdeen area in the First Bishops’ War //
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1639====
 +  *Raised in Buchan
 +  *May: Skirmish at the Trot o’ Turriff
 +  *May: Occupy Aberdeen
 +  *May: Capture Foveran and Lockhall House
 +  *June: Skirmish at Brig o’ Dee?
 +  *June: Occupy Aberdeen?
 +  *June: Disbanded following the Treaty of Birks
 +
 +=====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
 +
 +Probably not formally regimented, Furgol labels them a ‘retinue’. ​
 +=====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +====Alexander Keith of Ludquharn ====
 +
 +=====Strength=====
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====