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Earl of Crawford-Lindsay’s Troop of Horse

Active1645 to 1647
1648
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
Second Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainEarl of Crawford-Lindsay
Area RaisedTeviotdale & Ettrick Forest
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Obscure troop of Scots horse of the First Civil War, also raised in the Second Civil War

Service History

1645

  • November: Assigned recruits

1646

1647

  • February: Quartered in Scotland, the troop is disbanded

1648

  • May: Crawford supports the Engagers and raises a troop, eight Perthshire horse allocated to Leslie are instead sent to Crawford
  • September: Battle of Stirling
  • September: Disbanded following 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

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Earl of Crawford Lindsay

John Lindsay, 17th Earl of Crawford and 10th Earl of Lindsay.

Strength

  • A single troop

See Also