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covenanter:foot-regiments:george-keith-of-aden [04/08/2016 18:50]
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covenanter:foot-regiments:george-keith-of-aden [15/09/2016 19:31] (current)
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-|**Active**|16481651|+|**Active**|1648
 +| |1651|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|Second Civil War| |**Conflicts**|Second Civil War|
 +| |Third Civil War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|George Keith| |**Colonel**|George Keith|
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 ====1650==== ====1650====
-  *December: ​Ordered to be levied+  *December: ​Keith commissioned colonel of foot for Aberdeen and Banffshire
 ====1651==== ====1651====
-  *Re-raised in Aberdeenshire ​ +  *May: At Aberdeen 
-  *September: Battle of Worcester +  *June: Arrive at Stirling 
 +  *September: Battle of Worcester, Keith captured
  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
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 ====George Keith==== ====George Keith====
 Keith was younger brother of the Earl Marischall and served as a captain in his regiment during the First Civil War. He later led a regiment at Worcester, and succeeded his brother as Earl Marischall. ​ Keith was younger brother of the Earl Marischall and served as a captain in his regiment during the First Civil War. He later led a regiment at Worcester, and succeeded his brother as Earl Marischall. ​
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *May 1648: Establishment of 600 men   *May 1648: Establishment of 600 men
 +  *June 1651: 758 men
 +  *July 1651: 731 men
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====