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covenanter:foot-regiments:earl-of-findlater [09/05/2014 23:06]
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covenanter:foot-regiments:earl-of-findlater [18/02/2016 20:49] (current)
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 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**|1645|+|**Active**|1644 to 1645|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
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 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Earl of Findlater| |**Colonel**|Earl of Findlater|
-|**Area Raised**| |+|**Area Raised**|Banffshire|
 |**Coat Colour**| | |**Coat Colour**| |
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 +====1644====
 +  *May: Join Argyll at Turriff
 +  *May: Occupy Aberdeen
 ====1645==== ====1645====
-  ​*March: Commissioned to be raised+ 
 +  ​*March: Commissioned to be raised ​  
 +  *April: Findlater musters his men again
   *May: Battle of Auldearn ​   *May: Battle of Auldearn ​
  
 =====Notes==== =====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===== =====Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====