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covenanter:foot-regiments:sir-william-forbes-of-craigievar [06/06/2014 20:48]
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covenanter:foot-regiments:sir-william-forbes-of-craigievar [15/02/2016 19:07] (current)
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-|**Active**|1639 |+|**Active**|1639|] 
 +| |1640|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War| |**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War|
 +| |Second Bishops'​ War|
 |**Type**|Foot?​|  |**Type**|Foot?​|
 |**Colonel**| Sir William Forbes|  |**Colonel**| Sir William Forbes|
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-//​Covenanters serving ​with Montrose ​at Aberdeen in the First Bishops’ ​War//+//​Covenanters serving at Aberdeen in the First and Second ​Bishops’ ​Wars//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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   *June: Occupy Aberdeen?   *June: Occupy Aberdeen?
   *June: Disbanded after the Treaty of Birks   *June: Disbanded after the Treaty of Birks
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 +====1640====
 +  *Raised in Aberdeenshire
 +  *May: Occupation of Aberdeen
 +  *June: Plunder George Gordon'​s house at Newtown of Culsalmond
  
 =====Notes===== =====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 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
  
-Uncertain if properly regimented, Furgol labels them a ‘retinue’. ​+Uncertain if properly regimented, Furgol labels them a ‘retinue’. They mighthave been foot, horse, or some of each. In 1644 Forbes led a troop of horse, whether he also led foot is currently uncertain so for 1644 and later see [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​sir-william-forbes-of-craigievar|Sir William Forbes of Craigievar’s Troop of Horse]].
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
  
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 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====
 +[[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​sir-william-forbes-of-craigievar|Sir William Forbes of Craigievar’s Troop of Horse]]