Viscount Muskerry’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelViscount Muskerry
Area RaisedCork
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesBarry 1642

Irish Confederate foot of the Munster army fighting at the Battle of Liscarrol in 1642

Service History

1642

  • Raised in Cork
  • August: Siege of Liscarrol
  • August: Battle of Liscarrol1).

Notes

At some point Muskerry's regiment took Kilfinnan castle, county Cork2).

Coats, Flags & Equipment

The Irish at Liscarrol had fewer than 10% musketeers

Notable Officers

Viscount Muskerry

Officer List

Strength

See Also

1) Confederate Catholics at War. Padraig Lenihan, Cork University Press, 2001. ISBN 1 85918 244 5. p 63