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covenanter:foot-regiments:master-of-caithness [22/05/2014 15:39]
covenanter:foot-regiments:master-of-caithness [14/09/2016 20:44] (current)
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 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
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 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Master of Caithness| |**Colonel**|Master of Caithness|
-|**Area Raised**|Northern Scotland|+|**Area Raised**|Caithness|
 |**Coat Colour**| | |**Coat Colour**| |
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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-  *December: ​Ordered to be levied+  *December: ​Master of Caithness commissioned colonel of foot for Caithness
 ====1651==== ====1651====
-  *Re-raised in Northern Scotland+  *Re-raised in Caithness 
 +  *April: Arrive at Stirling, quartered at Forgandenny,​ Inchture and Rossvens 
 +  *September: Battle of Worcester
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
-Part of the force of Highland levies led to Inverlochy ​by the Earl of Seaforth.+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 
 +In 1644 they were part of the force of Highland levies led by the Earl of Seaforth.
 =====Flags and Equipment===== =====Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
-====Master of Caithness====+====Francis Sinclair, ​Master of Caithness==== 
 +Son of George Sinclair, 5th [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Earl_of_Caithness|Earl of Caithness]]
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *July 1651: 644 soldiers
 +  *July 1651: 637 soldiers
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====