Earl of Airlie’s Regiment of Horse

Active1644 to 1645
CountryScotland
AllegianceRoyalist
ConflictsFirst Civil War
TypeHorse
ColonelEarl of Airlie
Area RaisedForfarshire
Mearns
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMontrose 1644-5

Scots Royalist Regiment of Horse fighting alongside Montrose

Service History

1644

  • Raised in Forfarshire and the Mearns
  • September: Battle of Aberdeen (1 troop) - 40 men
  • October: Battle of Fyvie (1 troop)

1645

  • February: Battle of Inverlochy - 50 men
  • 15th August: Battle of Kilsyth - 80 men
  • 13th September: Battle of Philiphaugh - 60 men

Notes

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

James Ogilvy, Earl of Airlie

Lt Col Sir Thomas Ogilvy

Son of the Earl, killed at Inverlochy.

Strength

  • About 80 at Kilsyth
  • About 60 at Philiphaugh

See Also