Sir James Wemyss of Bogie’s Troop of Horse

Active 1647 to 1648
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainSir James Wemyss
Area Raised Various
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Covenanter horse of the Scots New Model Army

Service History

1647

  • March: Wemyss troop raised by taking 5 men from each of the 15 New Model troops

1648

  • Disbanded after the Treaty of Stirling

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

Wemyss was commissary-general to the Scots New Model and was re-appointed to the same post under the Engagers. His troop was designed to assist in collecting maintenance across Scotland.

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir James Wemyss of Bogie

Strength

  • 1647: 75 horse in a single troop

See Also