Colonel Alexander Strachan of Glenkindie’s Regiment

Active1639
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Bishops’ War
TypeFoot?
ColonelAlexander Strachan
Area RaisedAberdeenshire
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Field ArmiesMontrose 1639

Covenanters serving with Montrose in the First Bishops’ War

Service History

1639

  • Raised in Aberdeenshire
  • May: Occupy Aberdeen

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

Likely not formally regimented, Furgol labels them a ‘retinue’.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Alexander Strachan of Glenkindie

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