Col. Lucas Taaffe’s Regiment of Foot

Active 1644 to 1649
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelLucas Taaffe
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesTaafe 1647

Irish Catholic Confederate Regiment of foot

Service History

1644

  • Serving under Castlehaven

1645

1646

1647

  • November: Battle of Knocknanuss

1649

  • October: Besieged at New Ross?
  • November: Battle of Glascarrick?

Notes

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Lucas Taaffe

Officer List

  • Sarjeant-Major Generall Taafie, Collonell, 100 ,,1)
  • Morrogh ne Doe O’Flaherty, Liftennant-Collonell, 100 ,,
  • Richard Bourke, Sarjeant-Major, 100 ,,
  • Edward Tirrell, Captain, 100 ,,
  • Maurice Lynch, Captain, 100 ,,
  • Donnegh Reagh Kelly, Captain, 100 ,,
  • Gerrald Dillon, Captain, 100 ,,
  • Daniell O’Connor, Captain, 100 ,,
  • Edmond Farrall, Captain, 100 ,,
  • John O’Gara, Captain, 100 ,,

Strength

See Also

1) History of the Irish Confederation and the war in Ireland, 1641 [-1649] containing a narrative of affairs of Ireland, by Richard Bellings. With correspondence and documents of the confederation and of the administrators of the English government in Ireland, contemporary personal statements, memoirs, etc. Now for the first time published from original manuscripts. Ed. by John T. Gilbert.