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covenanter:foot-regiments:harie-barclay [09/05/2014 19:00]
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-|**Active**|1645 ​to |+|**Active**|1645
 +| |1651|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 +| |Third Civil War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Harie Barclay|  |**Colonel**|Harie Barclay|
 |**Area Raised**|Aberdeen|  |**Area Raised**|Aberdeen|
 +| |Perth & Dundee|
 |**Coat Colour**|Grey?​|  |**Coat Colour**|Grey?​|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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-//​Covenanter regiment of foot in garrison at Aberdeen during the First Civil War.//+//​Covenanter regiment of foot in garrison at Aberdeen during the First Civil War. Also a garrison regiment at Burntisland in 1651//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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 ====1645==== ====1645====
   *November: Raised to garrison Aberdeen   *November: Raised to garrison Aberdeen
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 +====1651====
 +  *June: Barclay appointed governor of Burntisland to be garrisoned by new recruits from Perth and Dundee
 +  *July: Levies in progress, though uncertain how many joined the unit
 +  *July: Burntisland surrendered on the 29th
  
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-Possibly dragoons+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 
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 +Possibly dragoons ​in 1645. 
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets. The regiment was likely dressed in ubiquitous Scots hodden grey with blue bonnets.
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 ====Harie Barclay==== ====Harie Barclay====
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *July 1651: 210 Perthshire men levied
 +  *July 1651: 590 more levies ordered
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====