Sir James MacDonald of Sleat’s Highlanders

Active1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir James MacDonald
Area RaisedSkye & Uist
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Field ArmiesCharles 1651

Highlanders raised in 1651 and fighting at Worcester

Service History

1650

  • December: MacDonald commissioned colonel to raise his clan from Skye and Uist

1651

  • Possible joined the Macleods
  • 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

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Notable Officers

Sir James MacDonald of Sleat

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