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 +======Colonel Henry Ingoldsby’s Regiment of Foot======
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 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1655 to 1660|
 +|**Country**|England|
 +|**Allegiance**|Parliamentarian|
 +|**Conflicts**|Irish Confederate War|
 +|**Type**|Foot|
 +|**Colonel**|Henry Ingoldsby|
 +| |Robert Barrow|
 +|**Area Raised**|Ireland|
 +|**Coat Colour**|Red?​|
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**||
 +|**Field Armies**|Garrison|
 +</​WRAP>​
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 +**Later Colonel Robert Barrow’s Regiment of Foot**
 +
 +//​Protectorate Regiment of Foot, formed out of loose companies in Ireland//
 +
 +===== Service History =====
 +
 +====1655====
 +  *August: Raised from loose companies of foot in Ireland ​
 +  *Garrison of Limerick
 +====1656====
 +====1657====
 +====1658====
 +====1659====
 +  *May: Still in garrison at Limerick
 +  *May: Ingoldsby replaced by Barrow by order of Parliament
 +
 +=====Notes====
 +A history of the regiment is given in //The Regimental History of Cromwell'​s Army// by Sir Charles Firth and Godfrey Davies, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1940.
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 +The regiment were formed in 1655 out of loose companies then in Ireland and seem to have remained in garrison at Limerick throughout the rest of the decade. ​
 +=====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +==== Henry Ingoldsby====
 +Henry Ingoldsby had served in his brother’s,​ [[new-model-army:​foot-regiments:​richard-ingoldsby|Colonel Richard Ingoldsby’s Regiment of Foot]] as a Captain in the New Model Army and as a Lieutenant Colonel of foot under Cromwell in Ireland. He commanded a [[commonwealth:​horse-regiments:​henry-ingoldsby|regiment of dragoons]] in Limerick until it was disbanded in 1655 and replaced by his regiment of foot. He was politically active on behalf of Parliament during the Restoration.
 +====Robert Barrow====
 +Barrow had previously served as Lieutenant Colonel in Venables’ Regiment, then led his own regiment of foot in Ireland, that was disbanded in 1653. 
 +=====Strength=====
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====