Colonel Richard Butler’s Regiment of Foot

Active1644 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelRichard Butler
Area RaisedLeinster
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCastlehaven 1644

Irish Confederate foot of the Leinster army

Service History

1644

  • Serving under Castlehaven
  • August to September: Standoff at Charlemont

1645

1646

  • To July: Siege of Bunratty Castle

Notes

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Richard Butler

Officer List

Richard Buttler, sonn unto the Lord Viscount Mountgarrett, Collonell of a regiment of 1,000 foote.1)

  • The said Richard Buttler, Collonell, 100 ,,
  • Browne, Liftennant-Collonell, 100 ,,
  • James Buttler, Sarjeant-Major, 100 ,,
  • Grace, Captain, 100 ,,
  • Kavenagh, Captain, . 100 ,,
  • Michael Synnott, Captain, ' .100 foote.
  • Pierce Brereton, Captain, 100 ,,
  • Edmond Birne, Captain, 100 ,,
  • Olliver Dongan, Captain, 100 ,,
  • Phelym Tooll, 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.