Sir John Greer of Lagg’s Regiment of Foot

Active1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelJohn Hamilton
Area RaisedClydesdale
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Regiment of Covenanter foot commissioned in 1651

Service History

1651

  • June: Greer commissioned colonel of foot for Wigtownshire and Kirkcudbright

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

Little is known of this unit’s activities, or even if it was successfully raised

Coats, Flags & Equipment

To be equipped with 3 pike to every 2 muskets

Notable Officers

Sir John Greer of Lagg

Strength

  • June 1651: Orders for levies of 240 musketeers and 360 pikemen

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