Routmaster Arnot of Arnot’s Troop of Horse

Active 1649 to 1650
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainArnot
Area RaisedFife?
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Obscure Covenanter troop of horse raised in 1649

Service History

1649

  • July: Quartered in Fife

1650

  • May: Ordered to Northern Scotland
  • June: Ordered back to Fife

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

An obscure unit, does not appear to be the same as Charles Arnott’s horse

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Notable Officers

Arnot of Arnot

Strength

  • July 1649: One troop of 60

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