Colonel James Hay of Delgatty’s Regiment of Foot

Active1639
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Bishops’ War
TypeFoot
ColonelJames Hay of Delgatty
Area RaisedScotland
Coat ColourGrey?
Flag Colourunknown
Flag Designunknown
Field ArmiesMontrose 1639

Contingent of Scots Covenanter Foot at the Trot O’ Turriff in 1639, then serving with Montrose

Service History

1639

  • March: Occupy Aberdeen
  • May: Trot O’ Turriff
  • May: Occupy Aberdeen
  • June: Battle of Megray Hill?
  • June: Skirmish at Brig o’ Dee?
  • June: Occupy Aberdeen?
  • June: Disbanded after the Treaty of Birks

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

Uncertain if properly regimented, Furgol labels them a ‘retinue’.

Flags

Notable Officers

James Hay of Dalgety and Kinninmouth

Strength

See Also