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covenanter:foot-regiments:walter-forbes-of-tolquhon [22/05/2014 16:04]
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 ====1650==== ====1650====
-  *December: ​Ordered to be levied+  *December: ​Forbes commissioned colonel of foot for Aberdenshire
 ====1651==== ====1651====
   *Raised in Aberdeenshire   *Raised in Aberdeenshire
 +  *May: At Stirling
   *September: Battle of Worcester   *September: Battle of Worcester
  
 =====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
  
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
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 ====Walter Forbes of Tolquhon==== ====Walter Forbes of Tolquhon====
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *June 1651: 651 men, 659 men
 +  *July 1651: 603 men, 608 men
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====