Earl of Home’s Regiment of Horse

Active1639
1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Bishops' War
Third Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelEarl of Home
Area RaisedBerwickshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCharles 1651

Covenanter cavalry regiment raised in the Bishops' war and again in the Third Civil War, fighting at Worcester

Service History

1639

  • March: Raised in Berwickshire?
  • March: Seize Dalkeith Castle
  • Guard the Eastern Border
  • Disbanded May or June?

1651

  • March: Home commissioned colonel of horse for Berwickshire
  • May: Assigned to the 7th Cavalry Brigade
  • September: Battle of Worcester

Notes

Perhaps a single troop in 1651.

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

James Home, 3rd Earl of Home

Strength

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