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 +======Fife Whiggamores======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1648|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|Second Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Foot|
 +| |Horse|
 +|**Colonel**|Earl of Leven?|
 +|**Area Raised**|Fife|
 +|**Coat Colour**| |
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**|Whiggamores 1648||
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//Fife anti-Engager Whiggamores of 1648//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1648====
 +  *September: Raised in Fife
 +  *September: March to Falkirk
 +  *September: Disbanded after the Treaty of Stirling
 +
 +=====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
 +
 +Not a regiment, but a force of horse and foot participating in something in-between a military coup and a peasants'​ revolt known as the Whiggamore Raid. Numbers are unknown. The Fife men marched to Falkirk, joining Eglinton'​s force from Edinburgh disbanding after negotiations with the Engagers, and the Treaty of Stirling.
 + 
 +=====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 +
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +====Earl of Leven====
 +====Lord Balrerino====
 +====Lord Balfour of Burleigh====
 +====Lord Elcho====
 +
 +=====Strength=====
 +
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====