Macrae Highlanders

Active1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelFarquhar Macrae
Area RaisedKintail
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Field Armies

Highlanders raised in 1651

Service History

1651

  • November: Clan Macrae raised against the English along with the Maclennans

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

Clan Macrae

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Reverend Farquhar Macrae

Macrae led the clan and was also a clergyman and noted Latin scholar.

Strength

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