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royalist:horse-regiments:earl-of-crawford [21/07/2017 14:53]
black-watch-1745 additional info on Captain Frances Dalziel
royalist:horse-regiments:earl-of-crawford [23/07/2017 18:07] (current)
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 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-The regiment included many Scots. Some of Crawford’s officers joined Colonel James Hamilton’s Regiment of Horse, including Capt John Ridpath, captured at Langport in 1645. Possibly this was on Crawford’s return North in 1644. Others appear to have joined Andrew Lyndsey'regiment ​of horse around the same time. +The regiment included many Scots. Some of Crawford’s officers joined ​[[royalist:​horse-regiments:​james-hamilton|Colonel James Hamilton’s Regiment of Horse]], including Capt John Ridpath, captured at Langport in 1645. Possibly this was on Crawford’s return North in 1644. Others appear to have joined ​[[royalist:​horse-regiments:​andrew-lyndsey|Colonel ​Andrew LyndseyRegiment ​of Horse]] ​around the same time. 
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 Capt Dalziel'​s cornet was black, showing a naked man hanging from a gibbet and the motto //I DARE//. Capt Dalziel'​s cornet was black, showing a naked man hanging from a gibbet and the motto //I DARE//.
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 [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​ludovic-lindsay-earl-of-crawford|Ludovic Lindsay, 16th Earl of Crawford]] [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​ludovic-lindsay-earl-of-crawford|Ludovic Lindsay, 16th Earl of Crawford]]
 ====Capt Frances Dalziel==== ====Capt Frances Dalziel====
-From Scotland, she was the illegitimate daughter of the [[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Robert_Dalzell,​_1st_Earl_of_Carnwath|Earl of Carnwath]] and led her troop on Montrose'​s brief campaign. Apparently she was really Mrs Pierson. It is unknown what happened to her following the campaign. Mark Napier in his //Memoirs of the Marquis of Montrose// (1856) speculates that she may have survived the war and been the author of an anonymous account of the Earl of Newcastle (p.403). It is known that Rupert took command of what troops Montrose had after Marston Moor so she may have continued serving under his command. Either way, there is no firm record of her after Montrose'​s brief campaign. ​+From Scotland, she was allegedly ​the illegitimate daughter of the [[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Robert_Dalzell,​_1st_Earl_of_Carnwath|Earl of Carnwath]] and led her troop on Montrose'​s brief campaign. Apparently she was really Mrs Pierson. It is unknown what happened to her following the campaign. Mark Napier in his //Memoirs of the Marquis of Montrose//((Mark Napier, //Memoirs of the Marquis of Montrose//, Vol.II, Edinburgh ​(1856) )) speculates that she may have survived the war and been the author of an anonymous account of the Earl of Newcastle (p.403). It is known that Rupert took command of what troops Montrose had after Marston Moor so she may have continued serving under his command. Either way, there is no firm record of her after Montrose'​s brief campaign. ​
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 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
-Mark Napier, //Memoirs of the Marquis of Montrose//, Vol.II, Edinburgh (1856)+
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