Colonel Hugh Mac Phelim O’Byrne’s Regiment of Foot

Active
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelHugh O’Byrne
Area RaisedWicklow
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Irish Confederate foot of the Leinster army

Service History

1641

  • July: O’Byrne allowed to recruit disbanded men of Strafford’s army for foreign service
  • September: Parliament blocks departure

1642

  • April: Battle of Kilrush?

1643

1644

1645

1646

  • To July: Siege of Bunratty Castle

1647

  • Summer: Late for muster and only half strength
  • August: Battle of Dungan's Hill

Notes

They appear to have been wiped out at Dungan's Hill, with every company commander captured or killed.

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Notable Officers

Hugh Mac Phelim O’Byrne

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