Sir William Blair of Balgillo’s Regiment of Foot

Active1639
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Bishops’ War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir William Blair
Area RaisedDundee?
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies Montrose 1639

Covenanters possibly serving under Montrose during the First Bishops’ War

Service History

1639

  • May: Occupy Aberdeen under Montrose?

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

There’s slim evidence of this units existence, amounting to a Kirk record from Dundee regarding a banished soldier.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir William Blair of Balgillo

Strength

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