Colonel William Drummond’s Regiment of Foot

Active1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelWilliam Drummond
Area RaisedPerthshire
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Field ArmiesCharles 1651

Regiment of Covenanter foot of Charles II’s army in 1651

Service History

1650

  • December: Drummond commissioned colonel of foot for Perthshire

1651

  • 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 and Flags

Notable Officers

William Drummond

Younger son of Lord Madderty, served in Ulster, later in Glencairn’s rising as a Major General and in Russia.

Strength

  • June 1651: 1005 men
  • July 1651: 985 men

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