Routmaster Macbride’s Troop of Horse

Active 1645 to 1647
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainMacbride
Area RaisedScotland
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Obscure troop of Scots horse serving the Covenanters at the siege of Newark

Service History

1645

  • November to May 1646: Siege of Newark

1646

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

Macbride

Strength

  • A single troop

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