General Garrett Barry’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelGarret Barry
Area RaisedMunster
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesBarry 1642

Irish Confederate foot fighting under Garret Barry, commander of the Munster forces in 1642

Service History

1641

  • May: Barry, as Lt Col, permitted to recruit 1000 disbanded men of Strafford's army for foreign service
  • September: Parliament blocks departure
  • The entire regiment joins the rebellion along with Barry

1642

  • May to June: Siege of King John’s Castle, Limerick
  • August to September: Siege of Liscarroll Castle?
  • September: Battle of Liscarroll?

Notes

A contemporary list shows 6 regiments of foot that were in Barry's army at Liscarroll, but does not name his own regiment.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Garrett Barry

Garret Barry led the Munster Confederate forces in 1642

Officer List

Strength

  • Late 1642: 1000 men

See Also