Earl of Kinghorn’s Regiment of Foot

Active1640 to 1641
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Bishops’ War
TypeFoot
ColonelEarl of Kinghorn
Area RaisedAngus
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLeslie 1640-1

Covenanter foot forming part of Leslie’s army in the Second Bishops’ War

Service History

1640

  • Raised in Angus
  • August: to August 1641: Occupy Newcastle

1641

  • August: Return to Scotland and disbanded after the Treaty of London

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

Kinghorn was later joint colonel of a unit raised in 1644, Lord Carnegie’s Regiment of Foot.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

John Lyon, 2nd Earl of Kinghorn

Strength

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