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 +======Mackay Highlanders======
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 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1651|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|Third Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Foot|
 +|**Colonel**|William Mackay|
 +|**Area Raised**|Strathnaver|
 +|**Coat Colour**| ​ |
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**|Charles 1651|
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +// Highlanders raised in 1651 and fighting at the Battle of Worcester//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1650====
 +  *December: Clan Mackay ordered to raise a foot regiment
 +====1651====
 +  *William Mackay of Borley raises the clansmen
 +  *March to join the army 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
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 +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Clan_Mackay#​Civil_War| Clan Mackay]]
 +=====Coats and Flags=====
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +====William Mackay of Borley====
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 +=====Strength=====
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 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====