Routmaster Naismith’s Troop of Horse

Active 1644
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainNaismith
Area RaisedScotland
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCallendar 1644

Obscure troop of Scots horse serving with Callendar in 1644

Service History

1644

  • Spring: Raised
  • June: Join Callendar’s force entering England

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

No further information has come to light on this troop. Likely they were amalgamated into one of the cavalry regiments of Callendar’s army.

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Naismith

Strength

  • A single troop

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