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covenanter:horse-regiments:jonas-vandruske [29/01/2016 20:29]
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 ====1651==== ====1651====
   *April: Re-raised   *April: Re-raised
-  *Assigned to Vandruske'​s 6th Cavalry Brigade+  *May: Assigned to Vandruske'​s 6th Cavalry Brigade 
 +  *August: Cochrane appointed to lead Vandruske'​s horse in Scotland (a detachment?​) 
 +  *August: Cochrane and the Laird of Blantyre flee from Colonel Okey into the Highlands
   *September: Battle of Worcester   *September: Battle of Worcester
  
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 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 ​ 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 ​
 ====Jonas Vandruske==== ====Jonas Vandruske====
-A Dutchman, variously spelt Van Druschke, Van Druske etc. Previously led a regiment of horse in Waller’s army, [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​col.-robert-burghill|Colonel Jonas Vandruske'​s Regiment of Horse]], until it was disbanded in April 1645. Led a brigade of Charles II's Scots army at Worcester in the Third Civil War. +A Dutchman, variously spelt Van Druschke, Van Druske etc. Previously led a regiment of horse in Waller’s army, [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​col.-robert-burghill|Colonel Jonas Vandruske'​s Regiment of Horse]], until it was disbanded in April 1645. Led a brigade of Charles II's Scots army at Worcester in the Third Civil War and was captured there
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *January 1646: 324 troopers in 7 troops, 6 sick, 13 absent without leave   *January 1646: 324 troopers in 7 troops, 6 sick, 13 absent without leave