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 +======Earl of Glencairn’s Regiment of Horse======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**| 1651|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|Third Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Horse|
 +|**Colonel**|Earl of Glencairn|
 +|**Area Raised**|Renfrew|
 +| |Ayr|
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**| |
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +// Covenanter horse to be raised in June 1651//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1651====
 +  *June: Glencairn commissioned colonel for horse from Renfrewshie and Ayrshire
 +  *If raised, remain in Scotland
 +
 +=====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
 +
 +Uncertain whether this unit was actually raised, it didn’t fight at Worcester. ​
 +
 +===== Flags=====
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +====Earl of Glencairn====
 +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​William_Cunningham,​_9th_Earl_of_Glencairn|William Cunningham, 5th Earl of Glencairn]] led Glencairn’s rising in 1653.
 +=====Strength=====
 +  *June 1651: 200 troopers to be levied
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====