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 +======Earl of Lauderdale’s Troop of Horse======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**| 1648|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|Second Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Horse|
 +|**Colonel**|Earl of Lauderdale|
 +|**Area Raised**|Haddingtonshire|
 +| |Lothian & Berwick|
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**| |
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//​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====
 +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​John_Maitland,​_1st_Duke_of_Lauderdale|John Maitland 2nd Earl of Lauderdale]]
 +=====Strength=====
 +  *1648: One troop of 80 authorised ​
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====