Colonel Henry Dempsie’s Foot

Active1641 to 1642
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelHenry Dempsie
Area RaisedLeinster
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLeinster

Irish foot raised soon after the rebellion in Leinster

Service History

1641

1642

  • Taking of Lea Castle, Co. Laois
  • Reduced into the new Leinster ‘running army’ regiments1)

Notes

Likely an irregular collection of rebels rather than a formally organised regiment.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Henry Dempsie

Officer List

Strength

See Also

1) Sir John Thomas Gilbert, A History of Affairs in Ireland, from 1641 to 1652: Now for the First Time Published with an Appendix of Original Letters and Documents, Volume 1, Part 1. 1879 p41