Earl of Findlater’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644 to 1645
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelEarl of Findlater
Area RaisedBanffshire
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesUrry 1645

Covenanter foot fighting at Auldearn

Service History

1644

  • May: Join Argyll at Turriff
  • May: Occupy Aberdeen

1645

  • March: Commissioned to be raised
  • April: Findlater musters his men again
  • May: Battle of Auldearn

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 a formal regiment, Furgol terms then a 'retinue'

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Earl of Findlater

Walter Ogilvy of Boyne

Lieutenant Colonel

Strength

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