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Marquis of Huntly’s Regiment of Horse

ConflictsThird Civil War
ColonelMarquis of Huntly
Area RaisedAberdeen & Banff
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Field Armies

Covenanter cavalry regiment raised in the Third Civil War

Service History


  • Raised in Aberdeenshire and Banffshire
  • Serving in Northern Scotland
  • November: Surrender


Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Marquis of Huntly

Lewis Gordon, 3rd Marquis of Huntly

Lord Lewis Gordon the third son of George Gordon, 2nd Marquis of Huntly succeeded his father as 3rd Marquis of Huntly in 1649. He served in the Lord Gordon’s Regiment of Horse for the Royalists in the First Civil War and has been characterised as either heroic or rash to the point of insanity.

Capt Patrick Gordon

Better known as Steilhand the Mosser, he led his troop on independent raids.


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