Routmaster Henry Drummond’s Troop of Horse

Active1644
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainHenry Drummond
Area RaisedMoray
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCallendar 1644

Known as the Moray Horse

Covenanter horse serving under Callendar

Service History

1644

  • April: Raised in Moray
  • April: Ordered to Dumfries
  • Campaign in South-West Scotland?
  • June: Accompany Callendar's force to England
  • July to August: Siege of Newcastle?

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

The troop later fought at Auldearn as a detachment from Sir Frederick Hamilton’s Regiment of Horse

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Henry Drummond

Drummond was promoted to Lt Col of Sir Frederick Hamilton's horse by 1645.

Strength

a single troop

See Also