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covenanter:foot-regiments:viscount-kenmure [09/05/2014 23:29]
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 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
-|**Field Armies**|Leven 1644-5|+|**Field Armies**|Callendar ​1644|
 | |Middleton 1646| | |Middleton 1646|
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 ====1644==== ====1644====
-  *May: Raised in Kirkcudbrightshire +  *May: Raised in Kirkcudbrightshire, Wigtownshire and a company from Annandale 
-  *July to October: Siege of Newcastle+  *Assigned to Callendar'​s force 
 +  *July to October: Siege of Newcastle, guarding the bridge of boats
  
 ====1645==== ====1645====
 +  *May to June: Quartered at Linlithgow, then return to England
   *July to September: Siege of Hereford   *July to September: Siege of Hereford
 +  *Autumn: Return to Scotland
 +  *November: Allocated recruits from Dumfriesshire
 +  *December: Quartered in Perth
  
 ====1646==== ====1646====
 +  *January to April: Quartered at Aberdeen, perhaps detachment at Fyvie Castle
   *March: Siege of Kincardine Castle   *March: Siege of Kincardine Castle
 +  *Summer: Serving under Middleton
 +  *August: Half the regiment quartered at Selkirk
 +
 +====1647====
 +  *February: Disbanded apart from 53 men sent to [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​general-of-artillery|The General of Artillery’s Regiment of Foot]] of the Scots New Model Army
  
 =====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
 +
 On return to Scotland was brigaded with [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​william-stewart|Colonel William Stewart’s Regiment of Foot]] serving under Middleton. On return to Scotland was brigaded with [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​william-stewart|Colonel William Stewart’s Regiment of Foot]] serving under Middleton.
-=====Coats ​and Flags=====+=====CoatsFlags & Equipment===== 
 +Presumably clad in the usual Scots hodden grey. 
 + 
 +In April 1644 300 pikes and 600 muskets were ordered to be delivered to Kenmure.
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ==== Viscount Kenmure==== ==== Viscount Kenmure====
 +Robert Gordon, 4th Viscount [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Viscount_of_Kenmure|Kenmure]] later supported the Royalists. ​
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *December 1645: 400 men
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====