Sir Robert Elphinstone of Quarrell’s Troop of Horse

Active1644 to 1647
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainSir Robert Elphinstone
Area RaisedStirling?
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCalendar 1644

Covenanter troop of horse serving with Callendar in 1644

Service History

1644

  • Spring: Raised
  • June: Serving under Callendar

1645

  • Serving in north-east England

1646

  • Serving in north-east England

1647

  • February: Disbanded in Kelso

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

A list of the troop'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

Sir Robert Elphinstone of Quarrell

Strength

  • A single troop

See Also