Colonel William Douglas of Kilhead’s Regiment of Horse

Active 1646
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelWilliam Douglas
Area RaisedCumbria
Scotland
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Field ArmiesGarrison

Scots Covenanter horse in garrison at Carlisle

Service History

1646

  • February: Douglas commands 3 troops of horse levied around Carlisle, the Estates agree to sending another 100 horse

Notes

The unit is mentioned 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

William Douglas of Kilhead

Appointed governor of Carlisle after its surrender in July 1645

Strength

  • 3 troops plus 100

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