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Colonel Walter Scott of Heartwoodburn’s Regiment of Horse

Active1649 to 1651
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelWalter Scott
Earl of Linlithgow
Area RaisedTeviotdale & Selkirk
Perthshire
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCharles 1651

Later the Earl of Linlithgow’s Regiment of Horse

Covenanter cavalry regiment raised in the Third Civil War fighting at Worcester

Service History

1649

  • February: Commissioned for 400 horse to be raised in Teviotdale and Selkirk

1650

  • November: Quartered at Alyth

1651

  • Scott dies and the regiment passes to the Earl of Linlithgow
  • Quartered in Angus
  • January: Recruits raised in Perthshire
  • May: Assigned to the Montgomerie’s 2nd Cavalry Brigade
  • September: Battle of Worcester

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Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Walter Scott of Heartwoodsburn

Earl of Linlithgow

Strength

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