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 +======Earl of Buchan’s Troop of Horse======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**| 1648|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|Second Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Horse|
 +|**Colonel**|Earl of Buchan|
 +|**Area Raised**|Forfar & Banff|
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**| |
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//​Covenanter troop of horse raised by the Engagers in 1648//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1648====
 +  *May: Buchan commissioned Colonel of a troop of horse
 +  *September: Likely disbanded after the Treaty of Stirling
 +
 +=====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
 +
 +Little has come to light of the troop’s activities. ​
 +===== Flags=====
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +====Earl of Buchan====
 +James Erskine, 7th [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Earl_of_Buchan#​Earls_of_Buchan.3B_Third_creation_.281469.29|Earl of Buchan]]
 +=====Strength=====
 +  *1648: One troop of 80 authorised
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====