Master of Gray’s Regiment of Foot

Active1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelMaster of Gray
Area RaisedPerthshire or Angus
Coat ColourGrey?
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesBrowne 1651
Charles 1651

Covenanter foot fighting at Inverkeithing and Worcester in the Third Civil War

Service History

1650

  • December: Gray commissioned colonel of foot for Perthshire

1651

  • January: Ordered to be raised in Angus instead
  • May: At Stirling
  • 20th July: Battle of Inverkeithing - ~610 men
  • 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 and Flags

Notable Officers

Master of Gray

Captured at Worcester, he was eldest son of Sir William Gray of Pittendrum

Strength

  • June 1651: 607 men
  • July 1651: 636 men
  • July 1651: 610 men

See Also