Colonel Charles Hennessy’s Regiment of Foot

Active 1649
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
Royalist
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelCharles Hennessy
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMunster 1649

Irish Confederate foot of the Munster Army fighting alongside the Royalists in 1649

Service History

1649

  • April: Mustered at Polemonnty

Notes

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Charles Hennessy

Officer List

Strength

Mustered April 16491).

  • The collonell' s company : liuetennant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 22 muskets, 32 pikes, 1 drume ; souldiers absent, 6. In all : 66.—This company is well armed.
  • Liuetennant-collonell James Barryes company : liuetenant, ensigne ; musketts, 24 ; pikemen, 21 ; sergeants, 2; 1 drumme. In all : 48.
  • Major Stephen White's company: liuetennant, ensigne ; 1 serjeant, 1 drumme, 31 muskets, 21 pikemen. In all: 54.
  • Captaine Donnogh O'Kennedy his company: captine, liuetennant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 1 piper, 26 musketts, 48 pikemen. In all: 78.
  • Captaine Morrish Donovan's company : captaine, liuetenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 30 muskets, 19 pikemen. In all : 52.
  • Captaine Robert Supple's company : captaine, liuetennant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 28 muskets, 37 pikemen. In all : 68.

The whole number, including corporalls, comes to three hundred, forty-one. —This regiment is indifferently well armed

See Also

1) Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, p200