Earl of Buccleugh’s Whiggamores

Active1648
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelEarl of Buccleugh
Area RaisedSelkirkshire
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Covenanters of the Whiggamore Raid

Service History

1648

  • September: Buccleugh raises Clan Scott
  • September: Join the Whiggamore forces at Falkirk
  • September: Disband after the Treaty of Stirling

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

Buccleugh was head of Clan Scott and raised them to support the Whiggamore raid. Its unlikely the unit was formally regimented, Furgol terms them a 'retinue'.

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Earl of Buccleugh

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