Thomas Kerr of Cavers

Active1644
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse?
CaptainThomas Kerr
Area RaisedTeviotdale
Flag Colourunknown
Flag Designunknown
Field Armies

Scots border horse raiding the English Royalists in 1644

Service History

1644

  • Spring: Raised in Teviotdale, rendezvous at Douglas
  • May: Raid Cumberland Royalists
  • Disband

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

Uncertain if horse, foot or both, Furgol terms them a ‘retinue’.

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Thomas Kerr of Cavers

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