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covenanter:horse-regiments:sir-thomas-hope [29/06/2016 02:55]
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covenanter:horse-regiments:sir-thomas-hope [29/06/2016 23:59] (current)
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-======Sir Thomas Hope’s ​Troop of Horse======+======College of Justice ​Troop of Horse======
  
 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
 |**Active**|1640 to 1641| |**Active**|1640 to 1641|
 | |1644 to 1647| | |1644 to 1647|
 +| |1648|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|Second Bishops'​ War| |**Conflicts**|Second Bishops'​ War|
 | |First Civil War| | |First Civil War|
 +| |Second Civil War|
 |**Type**|Horse|  |**Type**|Horse|
 |**Captain**|Sir Thomas Hope| |**Captain**|Sir Thomas Hope|
 | |John Cockburn| | |John Cockburn|
 +| |Sir Alexander Gibson of Durie|
 |**Area Raised**|Edinburgh|  |**Area Raised**|Edinburgh|
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-**Later Captain John Cockburn’s Troop of Horse, also known as the Levied Troop or College of Justice Troop**+** Known as the Levied Troop or College of Justice Troop, they were commanded by Sir Thomas Hope, Captain John Cockburn, then Sir Alexander Gibson of Durie, the Lord Register**
  
-//​Covenanter Lifeguard Troop of Horse playing a distinguished part in the Second Bishops'​ War thenserving ​at the siege of Newcastle in the First Civil War//+//​Covenanter Lifeguard Troop of Horse playing a distinguished part in the Second Bishops'​ War then serving ​at the siege of Newcastle in the First Civil War//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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 ====1647==== ====1647====
   *February: Return to Scotland and disband   *February: Return to Scotland and disband
 +====1648====
 +  *June: The College of Justice to raise a regiment of horse on behalf of the Engagers
 +  *September: Likely disbanded after the Treaty of Stirling
  
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
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 The College of Justice troop was raised again in 1644, serving with Callendar in England. Their whereabouts and activities in 1645 are not known, but by 1646 the troop had joined Leven at Newark. ​ The College of Justice troop was raised again in 1644, serving with Callendar in England. Their whereabouts and activities in 1645 are not known, but by 1646 the troop had joined Leven at Newark. ​
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 +In 1648 the College of Justice again raised a unit of horse under Sir Alexander Gibson of Durie, though nothing is known of activities apart from its chaplain receiving pay.
 =====Flags & Equipment===== =====Flags & Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
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 ==== Sir Thomas Hope of Kerse==== ==== Sir Thomas Hope of Kerse====
 ====John Cockburn==== ====John Cockburn====
 +====Sir Alexander Gibson of Durie====
 +Lord Register
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *1640: Lifeguard estimated at 300 men by an English source   *1640: Lifeguard estimated at 300 men by an English source