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covenanter:horse-regiments:sir-david-barclay-of-collairnie [11/05/2014 21:30]
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covenanter:horse-regiments:sir-david-barclay-of-collairnie [26/08/2015 19:14] (current)
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-|**Active**||+|**Active**|1644 to 1647|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
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 |**Type**|Horse|  |**Type**|Horse|
 |**Colonel**|David Barclay|  |**Colonel**|David Barclay|
-|**Area Raised**| | +|**Area Raised**|Fife?|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**| |  |**Flag Design**| |
-|**Field Armies**||+|**Field Armies**|Callendar 1644?| 
 +| |Leslie 1645|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//Obscure ​Covenanter troop of horse//+//​Covenanter troop of horse of Callendar'​s force, later fighting at Philiphaugh//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 +====1644====
 +  *July: Raised for service with Callendar
 +  *July: Enter England
 +  *July to October: Siege of Newcastle?
 +
 +====1645====
 +  *September: Battle of Philiphaugh
 +
 +====1646====
 +  *June: Serving in England again
 +
 +====1647====
 +  *February: Disbanded
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-=====Coats, ​Flags & Equipment=====+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 
 + 
 +Few details survive of the troop'​s history, likely they formed part of Callendar'​s forces at Newcastle.  
 +=====Flags & Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 1. The Army of the Covenant 1639-1651// Partizan Press 1998 ISBN 094652550 ​ A list of the regiment'​s officers is shown in Stuart Reid's //Scots Armies of the 17th Century 1. The Army of the Covenant 1639-1651// Partizan Press 1998 ISBN 094652550 ​
-====David Barclay of Collairnie====+====Sir David Barclay of Collairnie====
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +A single troop
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====