Lord Drummond’s Regiment of Horse

Active1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelLord Drummond
Area RaisedPerthshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCharles 1651

Covenanter cavalry regiment raised as part of Charles Stuart’s Scottish army in the Third Civil War

Service History

1650

  • December: Drummond commissioned colonel of Perthshire horse

1651

  • Raised in Perthshire
  • May: Assigned to Massey’s 5th Cavalry Brigade
  • 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 Drummond

James Drummond, Lord Drummond, later 3rd Earl of Perth, Wounded and captured at Worcester

Strength

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