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covenanter:horse-regiments:john-home [04/08/2016 18:37]
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 |**Active**| 1648| |**Active**| 1648|
 +| |1651|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|Second Civil War| |**Conflicts**|Second Civil War|
 +| |Third Civil War|
 |**Type**|Horse|  |**Type**|Horse|
 |**Colonel**|John Home| |**Colonel**|John Home|
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-//​Covenanter troop of horse raised by the Engagers in 1648//+//​Covenanter troop of horse raised by the Engagers in 1648, apparently also around in 1651//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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   *May: Home commissioned Colonel of a troop of Berwickshire horse   *May: Home commissioned Colonel of a troop of Berwickshire horse
   *September: Likely disbanded after the Treaty of Stirling   *September: Likely disbanded after the Treaty of Stirling
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 +====1651====
 +  *January: The troop accused of //base and insolent action// killing and wounding several civilians at Guthrie of Guthrie'​s house
  
 =====Notes==== =====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 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
  
-Little has come to light of the troop’s activities. ​+Little has come to light of the troop’s activities, either in 1648 or in 1651 
 ===== Flags===== ===== Flags=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====