Colonel John Henderson of Fordell’s Regiment of Foot

Active1645
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelJohn Henderson of Fordell
Area RaisedFife
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesBaillie 1645

Fife levies fighting for the Covenanters at Kilsyth

Service History

1645

  • July: Raised in Western Fife
  • Mutiny twice while on the march
  • August: Battle of Kilsyth, flee and disperse

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, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

John Henderson of Fordell

Strength

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