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covenanter:horse-regiments:william-urry [07/08/2016 01:26]
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covenanter:horse-regiments:william-urry [20/09/2016 22:16] (current)
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 |**Active**| 1648| |**Active**| 1648|
 +| |1651|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|Second Civil War| |**Conflicts**|Second Civil War|
 +| |Third Civil War|
 |**Type**|Horse|  |**Type**|Horse|
 |**Colonel**|William Urry| |**Colonel**|William Urry|
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 |**Field Armies**|Middleton 1648| |**Field Armies**|Middleton 1648|
 | |Hamilton 1648| | |Hamilton 1648|
 +| |Charles 1651|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-// Covenanter troop of horse raised by the Engagers in 1648//+// Covenanter troop of horse raised by the Engagers in 1648, perhaps raised in 1651 and at Worcester//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
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   *August: Battle of Winwick Pass?   *August: Battle of Winwick Pass?
   *August: Mostly captured   *August: Mostly captured
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 +====1651====
 +  *April: Urry to be given a regiment of horse
 +  *May: Instructed to find quarters
 +  *September: Battle of Worcester
  
 =====Notes==== =====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 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
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 +Likely brigaded in Van Druske'​s command if indeed sufficient of the regiment had been raised by Worcester.
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 ===== Flags===== ===== Flags=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====William Urry==== ====William Urry====
-[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​William_Urry|William Urry]], brother of the multiple turncoat Sir John Urry, previously served as Lt Col of [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​jonas-vandruske|Colonel Jonas Vandruske’s Regiment of Horse]] and later led [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​lord-newburgh|Lord Newburgh’s Regiment of Foot]] of Charles'​ army of exiles in Flanders. ​+[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​William_Urry|William Urry]], brother of the multiple turncoat Sir John Urry, previously served as Lt Col of [[covenanter:​horse-regiments:​jonas-vandruske|Colonel Jonas Vandruske’s Regiment of Horse]]. He was captured at Worcester ​and later led [[royalist:​foot-regiments:​lord-newburgh|Lord Newburgh’s Regiment of Foot]] of Charles'​ army of exiles in Flanders. ​
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *1648: One troop of 80 authorised   *1648: One troop of 80 authorised