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covenanter:foot-regiments:earl-of-seaforth [24/03/2016 20:49]
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 |**Active**|1639| |**Active**|1639|
 | |1644 to 1646| | |1644 to 1646|
 +| |1648|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|First Bishops'​ War| |**Conflicts**|First Bishops'​ War|
 | |First Civil War| | |First Civil War|
 +| |Second Civil War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Earl of Seaforth| |**Colonel**|Earl of Seaforth|
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   *Seaforth, having treated with Montrose, then surrenders to Middleton   *Seaforth, having treated with Montrose, then surrenders to Middleton
   *Seaforth repents at Edinburgh and is pardoned   *Seaforth repents at Edinburgh and is pardoned
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 +====1648====
 +  *August: Seaforth commissioned to raise 800 foot to be sent to Perth in September
 +  *August: Allegedly Seaforth leads 4000 men towards Lanark but returns for the harvest (based on a single reference in a family history)
  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
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 [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​George_Mackenzie,​_2nd_Earl_of_Seaforth|Earl of Seaforth]], chief of the Mackenzies was widely regarded as excessively duplicitous,​ making and breaking alliances with both Montrose and the Covenanters. ​ [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​George_Mackenzie,​_2nd_Earl_of_Seaforth|Earl of Seaforth]], chief of the Mackenzies was widely regarded as excessively duplicitous,​ making and breaking alliances with both Montrose and the Covenanters. ​
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *August 1648: 800 foot authorised
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====