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Colonel Thomas Craig of Riccarton’s Regiment of Horse

Active1647 to 1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Civil War
Third Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelThomas Craig
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLeslie 1650
Charles 1651

Covenanter horse raised for the Scots New Model Army, later serving at Dunbar and Worcester

Service History

1647

1648

1649

  • Re-raised in Edinburgh area with 2 troops

1650

  • June: 133 more recruits added
  • 3rd September: Battle of Dunbar

1651

  • Assigned to Leslie's 1st Cavalry Brigade
  • September: Battle of Worcester

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Thomas Craig of Riccarton

Previously Lt Col of Leslie's Regiment of Horse

Strength

  • 1647: 1 troop
  • 1649: 2 troops
  • 1650: 4 troops?

See Also