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 +======Earl of Buccleugh’s Whiggamores======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1648|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|Second Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Foot|
 +|**Colonel**|Earl of Buccleugh|
 +|**Area Raised**|Selkirkshire|
 +|**Coat Colour**||
 +|**Flag Colour**| |
 +|**Flag Design**| |
 +|**Field Armies**| |
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//​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 [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Clan_Scott#​17th_century_and_civil_war|Clan Scott]] and raised them to support the Whiggamore raid. Its unlikely the unit was formally regimented, Furgol terms them a '​retinue'​. ​
 +
 +=====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 +
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +
 +====Earl of Buccleugh====
 +[[http://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Francis_Scott,​_2nd_Earl_of_Buccleuch|Francis Scott, 2nd Earl of Buccleuch]]
 +
 +=====Strength=====
 +
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====