Sir James Wood of Balbegno’s Regiment of Foot

Active1650 to 1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir James Wood
Area RaisedAberdeenshire
Coat ColourGrey
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Service History

1650

  • September: Wood commissioned Colonel for Mearns and Aberdeenshire
  • December: Wood petitions to quarter in Montrose while recruiting
  • December: Ordered to remain in Aberdeen

1651

  • May: At Stirling
  • May: Ordered to the Head of Forth

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

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Sir James Wood of Balbegno

Strength

  • June to July 1651: 244 men

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