Colonel Thomas Dunbar of Westfield’s Regiment of Foot

Active1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelThomas Dunbar
Area RaisedMoray
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Field ArmiesCharles 1651?

Covenanters raised in 1651

Service History

1650

  • December: Dunbar commissioned colonel of foot for Moray and Nairn

1651

  • March: Raised
  • June: Join the field army at Stirling
  • September: Battle of Worcester?

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

It is not certain if the regiment fought at Worcester

Coats and Flags

Notable Officers

Thomas Dunbar of Westfield

Sheriff of Moray

Strength

  • June 1651: 437 men
  • July 1651: 421 men

See Also