Sir William Scott’s Foot

Active 1644
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeFoot?
ColonelSir William Scott
Area RaisedSelkirkshire
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Field Armies

Covenanters fighting in the Borders area in 1644

Service History

1644

  • Raised in Roxburghshire and rendezvous at Douglas
  • Raid the Cumberland Royalists
  • Disbanded

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

Scott’s men were probably not formally regimented; Furgol labels them a ‘retinue’.

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Sir William Scott

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