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Lord Erskine’s Regiment of Foot

Active1639
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Bishops’ War
TypeFoot
ColonelLord Erskine
Area RaisedPerthshire
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMontrose 1639
Leslie 1639

Covenanters serving with Montrose and Leslie in the First Bishops’ War

Service History

1639

  • Raised in Perthshire
  • May: Occupy Aberdeen
  • April: March to Join Leslie’s army at Dun’s Law
  • June: Standoff at Dun’s Law
  • June: Disbanded following the Treaty of Birks

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

Contained Highlanders in the regiment.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

John, Lord Erskine

Strength

See Also