Colonel John Keith of Clackreach’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelJohn Keith
Area RaisedAberdeen
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Field Armies

Covenanter foot fighting at Aberdeen during the First Civil War.

Service History

1644

  • September: Raised in Turriff and Kintore, Aberdeenshire
  • September: Battle of Aberdeen
  • Disband

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

Likel;y not formally regimented, Furgol labels them a 'retinue'. Disbanded soon after defeat at the Battle of Aberdeen (Justice Mills)

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Notable Officers

John Keith of Clackreach

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