Earl of Lauderdale’s Troop of Horse

Active 1648
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelEarl of Lauderdale
Area RaisedHaddingtonshire
Lothian & Berwick
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Covenanter troop of horse raised by the Engagers in 1648

Service History

1648

  • May: Lauderdale commissioned Colonel of a troop of Engager horse
  • July: Suppress disturbance at Oldhamstock Kirk

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 Lauderdale

Strength

  • 1648: One troop of 80 authorised

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