Lt Colonel John Roch’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644 to 1645
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot
Lt ColonelJohn Roch
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesArgyll 1645

Covenanter foot fighting at Inverlochy

Service History

1644

  • December: Serving with Baillie
  • Come under Argyll's command

1645

  • February: Battle of Inverlochy
  • August: Regiment very weak, possibly at Stirling
  • November: Garrison of Perth?

1646

  • November: Ordered from Culross, Tulliallan and Carnock to the Carse of Gowrie

1647

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

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

John Roch

Captured at Inverlochy, released on parole he became governor of Perth

Strength

  • December 1644: 550 men

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