John Forbes of Boyndlie

Active 1644
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot??
CaptainJohn Forbes of Boyndlie
Area Raised
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Field ArmiesBalfour 1644

Covenanters serving at the Battle of Aberdeen

Service History

1644

  • September: Mustered at Aberdeen
  • September: Battle of Aberdeen

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

Perhaps horse? Unlikely to have been very formally organised, Furgol labels them a retinue. The unit dispersed after Aberdeen.

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Notable Officers

John Forbes of Boyndlie

Captured at the Battle of Aberdeen

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