Colonel Robert Douglas’ Regiment of Foot

Active1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelRobert Douglas
Area RaisedTeviotdale
Selkirk
Eskdale
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Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCharles 1651

A small regiment of Covenanter foot raised in 1651

Service History

1651

  • March: Robert Douglas commissioned to raise a regiment of foot in Teviotdale, Selkirk and Eskdale
  • May: 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

It is uncertain whether this unit was at Worcester, they are not heard of after July 1651.

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Robert Douglas

Strength

  • July 1651: 181 men

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