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covenanter:foot-regiments:george-baird-of-auchmedden [07/02/2016 16:50]
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 |**Active**|1640| |**Active**|1640|
-| |1644| 
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
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 |**Type**|Foot?​|  |**Type**|Foot?​|
 |**Colonel**|George Baird|  |**Colonel**|George Baird|
-| |James Baird| 
 |**Area Raised**|Aberdeenshire| |**Area Raised**|Aberdeenshire|
 | |Banffshire|  | |Banffshire|
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 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//​Covenanters briefly occupying Aberdeen in the Second Bishops’ War and fighting at Aberdeen in 1644//+//​Covenanters briefly occupying Aberdeen in the Second Bishops’ War//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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   *Disbanded   *Disbanded
  
-====1644==== 
-  *September: James Baird musters his men at Aberdeen 
-  *September: Battle of Aberdeen 
  
 =====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
  
-Likely un-regimented levies, Furgol labels them a ‘retinue’. In 1644 they seem to have disbanded after defeat at Aberdeen+Likely un-regimented levies, Furgol labels them a ‘retinue’. ​
  
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====George Baird of Auchmedden==== ====George Baird of Auchmedden====
-Commanded in 1640 +
-====James Baird of Auchmedden==== +
-Commanded in 1644+
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====