Colonel Thomas Gray’s Regiment of Foot

Active1650
CountryScotland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsThird Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelThomas Gray
Area RaisedDenmark?
Orkneys?
Coat Colourunknown
Flag Colourunknown
Flag Designunknown
Field ArmiesMontrose 1650

Royalist foot of Montrose’s final campaign that ended in disaster at Carbisdale

Service History

1650

  • March: Probably raised from Danish mercenaries and Orcadians
  • April: Take Dunbeath Castle
  • April: Battle of Carbisdale

Notes

Gray was a colonel of foot captured at Carbisdale, whether Montrose’s motley collection of Continental mercenaries and recently-raised Orcadians were formally regimented is another question.

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Thomas Gray

Gray had previously served as Lt Col of the Danish Trondheim Regiment.

Strength

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