Colonel Thomas Mackenzie of Pluscardine’s Regiment

Active1639
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Bishops’ War
TypeFoot?
ColonelThomas Mackenzie
Area RaisedMoray
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Covenanters of the Northern lairds in the First Bishops’ War

Service History

1639

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

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

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

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Thomas Mackenzie of Pluscardine

Leader of ‘Pluscardine’s Rising’ against the Covenanters in 1649.

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