Earl of Lothian’s Regiment of Horse

Active1639
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Bishops’ War
TypeHorse
ColonelEarl of Lothian
Area RaisedJedburgh
Haddington
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMonro 1639

Covenanter horse serving during the First Bishops’ War

Service History

1639

  • March: Raised in Haddington and Jedburgh
  • March: Taking of Dalkeith Castle?
  • March: Accompany Monro’s force to the Borders

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

William 3rd Earl of Lothian

Strength

  • March 1639: 600 troopers

See Also