Colonel Alan Lockhart’s Troop of Horse

Active1645 to
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelAlan Lockhart
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Covenanter troop of horse serving at the siege of Newark

Service History

1645

  • August: Troop raised
  • November to May 1646: Siege of Newark

1646

1647

  • Form part of the Scots New Model Army

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

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Notable Officers

Alan Lockhart

A reformado in 1645, he was given a troop of horse, then was promoted to Colonel in 1647

Strength

  • January 1646: 36 horse
  • 1647: A single troop

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