Lord Ker’s Regiment of Foot

Active1640 to 1641
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Bishops’ War
TypeFoot
ColonelLord Ker
Area RaisedTeviotdale
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLeslie 1640-1

Covenanter foot forming part of Leslie’s army in the Second Bishops’ War

Service History

1640

  • Raised in Teviotdale
  • July: Plunder Louchtour and Gaemhead
  • August: March from Kelso to join Leslie’s army at Newcastle
  • August: Occupy Newcastle
  • September to August 1641: Occupy Durham

1641

  • August: Return to Scotland and disbanded after the Treaty of London

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 & Equipment

Notable Officers

Harry, Lord Ker

Son of the Earl of Roxburgh, he died in 1643.

Strength

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