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Lieutenant Colonel Hamilton’s Regiment of Horse

Active 1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeHorse
Lt ColonelHamilton
Area RaisedClydesdale
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Covenanter horse raised from Massey’s troop early in 1651

Service History

1650

  • December: A troop raised by Sir Edward Massey is re-assigned to Hamilton

1651

  • Assigned recruits from Clydesdale
  • April: At Dumbarton

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

Hamilton

Identity uncertain, perhaps one of Lt Cols William or James serving the Covenanters earlier?

Strength

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