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 +======Sir William Keith of Ludquharn’s Regiment of Horse======
 +
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**| 1647 to 1648|
 +|**Country**|Scotland|
 +|**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 +|**Conflicts**|Second Civil War|
 +|**Type**|Horse|
 +|**Colonel**|Sir William Keith|
 +|**Area Raised**|Stirling,​ Clackmannan & Lanark|
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**| |
 +</​WRAP>​
 +
 +//​Covenanter troop of horse of the Scots New Model Army//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1647====
 +  *January: Keith commissioned captain of a troop of the Scots New Model Army
 +  *Serving in north-east Scotland
 +
 +====1648====
 +  *May: Keith supports the Engagers and is made Colonel for Stirling, Clackmannan and Lanarkshire
 +  *Likely remain serving in Scotland until September 1648
 +
 +=====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
 +
 +Keith’s New Model troop was to be formed from troopers in northern Scotland, [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​marquis-of-argyll-s-lifeguard|the Marquis of Argyll’s Lifeguard Troop of Horse]], [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​earl-of-crawford-lindsay|Crawford'​s-Lindsay'​s Troop]] and [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​james-lord-crichton-and-frendraught|Lord Crichton & Frendraught'​s Horse]]. ​
 +===== Flags=====
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +==== Sir William Keith of Ludquharn====
 +=====Strength=====
 +  *1647: A troop of 80, reduced to 75
 +  *1648: 80 additional recruits authorised
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====