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Colonel Harie Barclay’s Regiment of Horse

Active1645 to 1646
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelHarie Barclay
Mungo Murray
Area RaisedVarious
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesBaillie 1645

Later Colonel Mungo Murray’s Regiment of Horse

Covenanter horse serving in Scotland

Service History

1645

  • August: Raised from Berwickshire, Linlithgow, Tweeddale, Nithsdale, Wigton, Kirkcudbright, Lanark, Stirling and Perthshire
  • August: Battle of Kilsyth (60 men)
  • September: Battle of Philiphaugh (40 men)
  • October: At Dumfries (2 to 3 troops)
  • October: Remainder of the regiment serving under Middleton

1646

  • March: Siege of Kincardine Castle?

1647

  • Barclay's troop continues as part of the Scots New Model Army
  • Mungo Murray's troop becomes independent as part of the Scots New Model Army

Notes

Flags and Equipment

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

Mungo Murray

Lieutenant Colonel, may have led part of the regiment into England in 1645-6. Colonel in 1647

Strength

See Also