Robert Forbes of Echt’s Troop of Horse

Active 1644
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainRobert Forbes
Area RaisedAberdeenshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesBalfour 1644

Troop of Scots horse of the first Civil War fighting at the Battle of Aberdeen

Service History

1644

  • April: Rendezvous with Argyll at Dunottar Castle
  • May: Take Aberdeen?
  • September: Battle of Aberdeen

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

Robert Forbes of Echt

Strength

  • A single troop

See Also