Colonel Richard Plunkett’s Regiment of Foot

Active1641-
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsConfederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelRichard Plunket
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesO’Neill 1641-2

Irish Confederate foot raised soon after the Irish rebellion

Service History

1641

  • July: Plunkett allowed to recruit disbanded men of Strafford’s army for foreign service
  • September: Parliament blocks departure
  • October: Plunket at Navan
  • November to March 1642: Siege of Drogheda

1642

  • May: Siege of King John's Castle, Limerick?

Notes

Plunkett present at King John's Castle

Flags

Notable Officers

Richard Plunkett

Strength

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