Viscount Dudhope’s Troop of Horse

Active1648
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelViscount Dudhope
Area RaisedAngus & Banff
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesHamilton 1648?

Covenanter troop of horse raised by the Engagers in 1648

Service History

1648

  • May: Dudhope commissioned Colonel of a troop of horse
  • July to August: Preston campaign?
  • September: Likely disbanded after the Treaty of Stirling

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

Little has come to light of the troop’s activities.

Flags

Notable Officers

Viscount Dudhope

John Scrymgeour, 3rd Viscount Dudhope was Royalist in sympathy.

Strength

  • 1648: One troop of 80 authorised (70 from Angus, 10 from Banff)

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