Robertson Highlanders

Active1654
CountryScotland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War?
Glencairn’s Rising
TypeHighlanders
ColonelAlexander Robertson
Area RaisedFea Corrie
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGlencairn 1654

Highland clan contingent forming part of Glencairn’s Rising

Service History

1654

  • July: Battle of Dalnaspidal

Notes

Clan Robertson formed a major part of the Earl of Glencairn’s strength during his rising of 1653 to 1654. Apparently they had also fought for Montrose in the First Civil War in 1644 at Tippermuir and in 1645 at Inverlochy, presumably as part of the Lochaber Highlanders.

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Alexander Robertson

12th Chief of Clan Robertson

Strength

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