John Forbes of Corsindae’s Troop of Horse

Active1644
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainJohn Forbes
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesBalfour 1644

Covenanter troop of horse opposing Montrose at Aberdeen

Service History

1644

  • 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

Unlikely formally organised, Furgol labels them a 'retinue'.

Flags

Notable Officers

John Forbes of Corsindae

Strength

A single troop

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