Lord Spynie’s Regiment of Foot

Active1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelLord Spynie
Area RaisedForfarshire
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCharles 1651

Covenanter regiment of the Third Civil War, fighting at Worcester

Service History

1650

  • December: Spynie commissioned colonel of foot for Angus

1651

  • May: Quartered at Stirling
  • September: Battle of Worcester

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

Lord Spynie

Strength

  • June 1651: 514 men
  • July 1651: 567 men

See Also