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covenanter:foot-regiments:earl-of-glencairn-for-service-in-england [20/09/2015 18:48]
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covenanter:foot-regiments:earl-of-glencairn-for-service-in-england [20/07/2016 10:58] (current)
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-|**Active**|1644 to 5|+|**Active**|1644 to 1645| 
 +| |1648|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 +| |Second Civil War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Earl of Glencairn| |**Colonel**|Earl of Glencairn|
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   *August: Battle of Kilsyth   *August: Battle of Kilsyth
   *August: Cunningham succeeds Glencairn as Colonel   *August: Cunningham succeeds Glencairn as Colonel
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 +====1648====
 +  *May: Glencairn commissioned colonel of Ayr and Renfrew foot
 +  *September: Disbanded at Stirling
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 =====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 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
  
-Furgol considers ​ the regiment to have been destroyed at Kilsyth whereas Reid contends it was taken over by Cunningham+Furgol considers ​ the regiment to have been destroyed at Kilsyth whereas Reid contends it was taken over by Cunningham. Little is known of any activities of the 1648 regiment. ​
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets. The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets.
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 ====Robert Cunningham==== ====Robert Cunningham====
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *May 1648: 666 men authorised
 +  *May 1648: Authorised to increase to 1000 men
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====