Earl of Queensberry’s Regiment of Horse

Active1640 to 1641
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Bishops’ War
TypeHorse
ColonelEarl of Queensberry
Area RaisedDumfriesshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLeslie 1640-1

Covenanter horse forming part of Leslie’s army in the Second Bishops’ War

Service History

1640

  • Raised in Dumfriesshire
  • April: Serving as a border guard
  • Join Leslie’s army at Duns?
  • August to August 1641: Occupy Newcastle

1641

  • August: Return to Scotland and disbanded after the Treaty of London

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

Earl of Queensberry

Strength

See Also