Sir Robert Campbell of Glenorchy’s Regiment

Active1640 to 1641
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Bishops’ War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Robert Campbell
Area RaisedPerthshire
Argyll
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Field Armies Argyll 1640

Covenanters accompanying Argyll on his Highland campaign during the Second Bishops’ War

Service History

1640

  • June: Raised in Perthshire and Argyll
  • June: Muster at Clachandysert
  • Raid the Keppoch MacDonalds of Lochaber
  • Raid Badenoch
  • Raid the Braes of Mar
  • Raid the Ogilvys at The Braes of Airlie
  • July: Raze the House of Airlie and Forter House
  • July: Plunder the Robertsons of Rannoch
  • August: Siege of Dumbarton Castle?
  • October: Raiding the MacDonalds, Robertsons and the Tutor of Struan

1641

  • April: Ordered to be ready to march

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, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir Robert Campbell of Glenorchy

Strength

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