Captain McDonnell’s Troop of Horse

Active1645 to 1646
CountryScotland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
CaptainMcDonnell
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMontrose 1645-6

Royalist horse fighting alongside Montrose after the Battle of Philiphaugh

Service History

1645

  • December to May 1646: Siege of Inverness

Notes

As their captain was previously in the Irish brigade it seems possible that this troop were the few remnants of the Irish that escaped Philiphaugh, perhaps mounted as dragoons.

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

McDonnell

Previously a captain of foot in MacColla’s Irish brigade

Strength

A single troop

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