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 +====== Colonel Arthur Forbes of Echt’s Regiment ======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +
 +|**Active**|1639 |
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War|
 +|**Type**|Foot?​|
 +|**Colonel**|Arthur Forbes|
 +|**Area Raised**|Aberdeenshire|
 +|**Coat Colour**| |
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**| |
 +|**Field Armies**|Montrose 1639|
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//​Covenanters serving with Montrose at Aberdeen in the First Bishops’ War//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1639====
 +  *Raised in Aberdeenshire
 +  *May: Skirmish at the Trot o’ Turriff
 +  *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
 + 
 +Uncertain if properly regimented, Furgol labels them a ‘retinue’. ​
 +
 +=====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 +
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +====Arthur Forbes of Echt====
 +====Strength=====
 +
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====