James Skene of that Ilk’s Troop of Horse

Active1644
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainJames Skene
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesBalfour 1644

Covenanter troop of horse opposing Montrose at Aberdeen

Service History

1644

  • April: Garrison Skene House
  • April: Join Argyll at Dunottar Castle
  • September: Muster at Aberdeen
  • September: Battle of Aberdeen

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

Notable Officers

James Skene of that Ilk

Strength

A single troop

See Also