Routmaster Oliphant of Gask’s Troop of Horse

Active 1646 to 1647
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainOliphant of Gask
Area RaisedScotland
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Field Armies

Obscure troop of Scots horse serving the Covenanters in 1646

Service History

1646

  • June: In existence

1647

  • February: Disbanded

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

Oliphant of Gask

Strength

  • A single troop of 39 troopers

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