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covenanter:horse-regiments:harie-barclay [16/02/2013 00:37] external edit
covenanter:horse-regiments:harie-barclay [30/06/2016 02:27] (current)
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-|**Active**|1645 to 1646|+|**Active**|1645 to 1648|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 +| |Second Civil War|
 |**Type**|Horse|  |**Type**|Horse|
 |**Colonel**|Harie Barclay| |**Colonel**|Harie Barclay|
-|**Area Raised**| |+|**Area Raised**|Various|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
 |**Field Armies**|Baillie 1645| |**Field Armies**|Baillie 1645|
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-**Later Colonel Mungo Murray’s Regiment of Horse** 
 // Covenanter horse serving in Scotland// // Covenanter horse serving in Scotland//
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 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
 +  *February: Barclay authorised to raise 100 troopers from Aberdeenshire
 ====1645==== ====1645====
-  *August: Battle of Kilsyth ​(one troop) +  ​*May: Murray'​s troop at Dundee 
-  *September: Battle of Philiphaugh (one troop)+  *August: Raised from Berwickshire,​ Linlithgow, Tweeddale, Nithsdale, Wigton, Kirkcudbright,​ Lanark, Stirling and Perthshire 
 +  ​*August: Battle of Kilsyth ​//est.60 men// 
 +  *September: Battle of Philiphaugh ​//est. 40 men// 
 +  *October: At Dumfries ​(2 to 3 troops) 
 +  *October: Remainder of the regiment serving under Middleton 
 +  *November: Ordered to Dundee, then Kinross 
 +  *December: Ordered to Aberdeen  
 +  *December: Two companies of [[covenanter:​dragoon-regiments:​lord-coupar|Lord Coupar’s Dragoons]] added to the regiment
 ====1646==== ====1646====
-  *March: Siege of Kincardine Castle?+  ​*January to May: Garrison Aberdeen 
 +  ​*March: Siege of Kincardine Castle?
 +  *May: Loss of Aberdeen 
 +  *August: Quartered at Selkirk 
 +  *January: Quartered at Linlithgow 
 +  *February: Disbanded apart from Barclay'​s troop that continues as part of the Scots New Model Army, together with 20 horse from each of [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​lord-montgomerie|Lord Montgomerie’s Regiment of Horse]] and [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​william-lockhart|Colonel William Lockhart of Lee's Troop of Horse]] 
 +  *October: Quartered in Cromar 
 +  *Serving with Middleton 
 +  *May: Barclay authorised to raise a second troop from Aberdeenshire and Banff 
 +  *September: Side with the Engagers 
 +  *September: Taking of Stirling? 
 +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
-=====Notes====+The raising of the regiment appears somewhat confused, with some discrepancies between Reid and Furgol. Small numbers served in the defeat at Kilsyth and the victory at Philiphaugh. The regiment continued to serve in Scotland, notably being defeated in Huntly'​s raid on Aberdeen in 1646. Barclay retained his troop in the Scots New Model Army of 1647 while the rest of the regiment disbanded. ​
 =====Flags and Equipment===== =====Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 +A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 1. The Army of the Covenant 1639-1651// Partizan Press 1998 ISBN 094652550 ​
 ====Harie Barclay==== ====Harie Barclay====
-====Mungo Murray====+====Sir Mungo Murray==== 
 +Lieutenant Colonel, may have led part of the regiment into England in 1645-6. Later Lt Col of the [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​earl-of-dalhousie|Earl of Dalhousie’s Regiment of Horse]].
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====