Colonel Anthony Preston’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelAnthony Preston
Area RaisedLeinster
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLeinster 1642-3

Irish Confederate foot raised as part of a ‘running army’ for Leinster but instead serving in garrison

Service History

1642

  • November: Raised in Leinster1).

1643

  • February: Ordered to be mustered but the men could not be found in time

Notes

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Anthony Preston

Captured or killed by the end of 1643

Officer List

Strength

See Also

1) Confederate Catholics at War. Padraig Lenihan, Cork University Press, 2001. ISBN 1 85918 244 5. p 50