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 +| |1640| 
 +| |1648| 
 +| |1651|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War| |**Conflicts**|First Bishops’ War|
 +| |Second Bishops'​ War|
 | |Second Civil War| | |Second Civil War|
 | |Third Civil War| | |Third Civil War|
 |**Type**|Horse|  |**Type**|Horse|
 |**Colonel**|Earl Marischall|  |**Colonel**|Earl Marischall|
-|**Area Raised**|Scotland| +|**Area Raised**|Aberdeenshire|
 |**Flag Colour**|unknown|  |**Flag Colour**|unknown|
 |**Flag Design**|unknown|  |**Flag Design**|unknown|
-|**Field Armies**|Covenant ​1639|+|**Field Armies**|Montrose ​1639
 +| |Marischal 1640| 
 +| |Hamilton 1648|
 | |Charles 1651| | |Charles 1651|
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-//Scots Covenanter regiment of horse serving in the First Bishops’ ​War and Second Civil War, raised again for the Third Civil War//+//Scots Covenanter regiment of horse serving in the Bishops’ ​Wars and Second Civil War, raised again for the Third Civil War//
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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   *June: Battle of Megray Hill   *June: Battle of Megray Hill
   *June: Skirmish at Brig O’ Dee   *June: Skirmish at Brig O’ Dee
 +  *Raised anew in Aberdeenshire
 +  *May: Occupy Aberdeen
 ====1648==== ====1648====
-  *August: Battle of Winwick Pass+  ​*May: Keith commissioned colonel of a troop of 80 Mearns and Aberdeenshire horse 
 +  *July: Preston campaign 
 +  ​*August: Battle of Winwick Pass
 +  *August: Surrender at Uttoxeter?
 +  *December: Marischal appointed colonel of horse for Aberdeen, Banff and Mearns
 ====1651==== ====1651====
   *Raised anew in Aberdeenshire and Banffshire   *Raised anew in Aberdeenshire and Banffshire
-  *Assigned to Middleton'​s 4th Cavalry Brigade +  *April: Quarteed in the northeast 
-  *September: Battle of Worcester+  *May: Assigned to Middleton'​s 4th Cavalry Brigade 
 +  *August: Marischal captured at Alyth 
 +  *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
 +Presumably if at Worcester they were led by another as Marischal had already been captured. ​
 ===== Flags===== ===== Flags=====
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *1640: 160 troopers 
 +  *May 1648: Established at 80 men in a single troop 
 +  *February 1651: 240 horse to be raised
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​earl-marischal|Earl Marischal’s Regiment of Foot]] [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​earl-marischal|Earl Marischal’s Regiment of Foot]]