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 +======Macnab Highlanders======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1651|
 +| |1653|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +| |Royalist|
 +|**Conflicts**|Third Civil War|
 +| |Glencain’s Rising?|
 +|**Type**|Foot|
 +|**Colonel**|Ian Macnab|
 +|**Area Raised**|Kintail|
 +|**Coat Colour**| ​ |
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**|Charles 1651|
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +// Highlanders raised in 1651 and fighting at the Battle of Worcester//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1651====
 +  *The Macnabs muster 300 men
 +  *September: Battle of Worcester
 +====1653====
 +  *Ian Macnab killed in a skirmish by the English in Perthshire
 +
 +=====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
 +
 +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Clan_Macnab#​17th_century.2C_clan_conflicts_and_civil_war|Clan Macnab]]
 +
 +=====Coats and Flags=====
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +====Ian ‘Smooth John’ Macnab of Macnab====
 +Clan chief, he was said to have been killed at Worcester but in fact was killed in a skirmish in 1653
 +=====Strength=====
 +  *1651: 300 men
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====