Lord Ogilvy’s Regiment of Horse

Active1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelLord Ogilvy
Area RaisedForfarshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCharles 1651

Covenanter cavalry regiment raised in the Third Civil War fighting at Worcester

Service History

1650

  • December: Ogilvy commissioned colonel of Angus horse

1651

  • February: Quartered at Montrose
  • May: Assigned to the Middleton’s 4th Cavalry Brigade
  • May: Quartered at Menmuir
  • August: Ogilvy captured at Alyth
  • September: Battle of Worcester

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 & Equipment

Notable Officers

Lord Ogilvy

Sir David Ogilvy

Lieutenant Colonel, killed at Worcester, likely leading the regiment as Lord Ogilvy had already been captured.

Strength

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