Lord Livingstone’s Troop of Horse

Active 1648
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Civil War
TypeHorse
Dragoons
ColonelLord Livingstone
Area RaisedEdinburgh
Linlithgow
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Covenanter troop of horse raised by the Engagers in 1648

Service History

1648

  • May: Livingstone commissioned Colonel of a troop of Engager horse
  • May: 18 of Patrick Blair's Dragoons added
  • June: Quartered at Dundas
  • September: Battle of Stirling
  • September: Disbanded after the Treaty of Stirling

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

Lord Livingstone

George Livingstone, Lord Livingstone later succeeded to the title Earl of Linlithgow.

Strength

  • 1648: One troop of 80 authorised

See Also