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 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Lord Banff| |**Colonel**|Lord Banff|
 +| |Master of Banff|
 |**Area Raised**|Banffshire| |**Area Raised**|Banffshire|
 | |Aberdeenshire|  | |Aberdeenshire|
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   *September: Likely disbanded after the Treaty of Stirling   *September: Likely disbanded after the Treaty of Stirling
 ====1650==== ====1650====
-  *December: ​Ordered to be levied+  *December: ​Master of Banff commissioned colonel of foot for Banffshire
 ====1651==== ====1651====
   *Raised in Banffshire   *Raised in Banffshire
 +  *June: At Stirling
 +  *September: Battle of Worcester
  
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
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 Sir George Ogilvy of Banff (d. 1663) led the Scots Royalists at the attempt on Towie-Barclay Castle, Trot of Turriff and occupation of Aberdeen in May 1639. In 1642 he was created 1st [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Lord_Banff|Lord Banff]]. In the Second and Third Civil Wars he raised nominally Covenanter regiments for the Engagers and Charles II respectively. Sir George Ogilvy of Banff (d. 1663) led the Scots Royalists at the attempt on Towie-Barclay Castle, Trot of Turriff and occupation of Aberdeen in May 1639. In 1642 he was created 1st [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Lord_Banff|Lord Banff]]. In the Second and Third Civil Wars he raised nominally Covenanter regiments for the Engagers and Charles II respectively.
 ====Master of Banff==== ====Master of Banff====
-Lord George'​s son, may have commanded the 1648 regiment.+Lord George'​s son, may have commanded the 1648 regiment ​and certainly commanded in 1651, being captured at Worcester but escaping
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *May 1648: Established at 800 men but to be reduced to 725 after an outbreak of the plague at Aberdeen   *May 1648: Established at 800 men but to be reduced to 725 after an outbreak of the plague at Aberdeen
 +  *June 1651: 526 soldiers
 +  *July 1651: 515 soldiers
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====