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confederate:foot-regiments:col.-rory-mcguire [21/02/2013 01:27]
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-======Colonel Rory McGuire’s Regiment of Foot======+======Colonel Rory McGuire’s Regiment of Foot ====== 
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 +**later Colonel Hugh Maguire'​s Regiment of Foot**
  
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-|**Active**|1646|+|**Active**|1641 to 1650|
 |**Country**|Ireland| |**Country**|Ireland|
 |**Allegiance**|Confederate| |**Allegiance**|Confederate|
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 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Rory McGuire| |**Colonel**|Rory McGuire|
-|**Area Raised**||+|**Area Raised**|Fermanagh|
 |**Coat Colour**|| |**Coat Colour**||
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//Irish Catholic Confederation regiment of foot fighting at Benburb//+//Irish Catholic Confederation ​Ulster Army regiment of foot fighting at Benburb//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 +====1641====
 +  *Raised in County Fermanagh
 +====1642====
 +  *Maguire commissioned colonel
 +====1643====
 +====1644====
 +====1645====
 ====1646==== ====1646====
-  *June: Battle of Benburb +  *June: Battle of Benburb ​//in reserve// 
 +  *June: Raid from Tanderagee into County Down 
 +====1647==== 
 +  *October: Kilbeggan mutiny 
 +====1648==== 
 +  *Siege of Carradrumruisk (death of Col. Rory Maguire) (Carrick-on-Shannon) 
 +====1649==== 
 +====1650==== 
 +  *June: Battle of Scarrifhollis (death of Col. Hugh Maguire) 
 + 
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
 +Credited with piercing the centre of Monro'​s lines at Benburb. ​
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ==== Rory McGuire ==== ==== Rory McGuire ====
 +Or Maguire, brother of [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Connor_Maguire,​_2nd_Baron_of_Enniskillen|Connor,​ 2nd Lord Maguire]] who was captured at the start of the Irish rebellion at Dublin and executed in 1645. Rory himself was  killed by a bullet at the Siege of Carradrumruisk (Carrick-on-Shannon) in the winter of 1648.
 +
 +=====Officer List=====
 +===1646===
 +  *Col. Rory Maguire
 +  *Maj. Molloy
 +  *Capt. Alexander M'​Allen((The Battle of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.))
 +===1649===
 +  *Col. Hugh Maguire (former Lt. Col. to Rory Maguire)
 +  *Lt. Col. Hugh Roe Maguier
 +  *Maj. Seane oge Maguier
 +  *Capt. Teige oge McHugh
 +
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====