Colonel Walter Forbes of Tolquhon’s Regiment of Foot

Active1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelWalter Forbes
Area RaisedAberdeenshire
Coat Colour
Flag ColourRed?
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCharles 1651

Covenanter regiment of foot fighting at Worcester in the Third Civil War

Service History

1650

  • December: Forbes commissioned colonel of foot for Aberdenshire

1651

  • Raised in Aberdeenshire
  • May: 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

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Walter Forbes of Tolquhon

Strength

  • June 1651: 651 men, 659 men
  • July 1651: 603 men, 608 men

See Also