Sir Robert Innes of Innes’ Regiment

Active1639
1644 to 1645
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Bishops’ War
First Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Robert Innes
Area RaisedNairnshire
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Field ArmiesArgyll 1644
Urry 1645

Covenanters serving in Northern Scotland in the First Bishops’ War then at Auldearn in 1645

Service History

1639

  • Raised in Nairnshire
  • March to Elgin, where negotiations take place with the Royalists
  • May: Return home and disband

1644

  • May: Innes joins Argyll at Turriff with a contingent of foot and horse
  • March on Elgin

1645

  • January: Join Seaforth's force at Inverness
  • February: Garrison Spynie Castle
  • May: Join Urry
  • May: Battle of Auldearn

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

Likely not formally regimented, Furgol labels them a ‘retinue’.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir Robert Innes of Innes

Strength

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