Sir Edmond Fitzgerald’s Regiment of Foot

Active 1649
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
Royalist
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Edmond Fitzgerald
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMunster 1649

Irish Confederate foot of the Munster Army fighting alongside the Royalists in 1649

Service History

1649

  • April: Mustered at Polemonnty

Notes

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir Edmond Fitzgerald

Officer List

Strength

Mustered April 16491).

  • The collonell's company : captaine, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 30 musketts. In all : 33.
  • Major James Byrne's company : captain, lieutennant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 33 muskets. In all : 36.
  • Captain Piers Walsh his company : captain, lieutenant, ensigne, sick, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 33 muskets, 20 pikemen. In all : 56.
  • Captain Laurence Byrne's company : captain, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 1 piper, 36 muskets, 28 pikemen. In all : 68.
  • Captain John FitzMorrish Gerrald's company : captain, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 1 piper, 28 muskets, 23 pikemen. [In all:] 75.
  • Captain John Shihie's company : captain, lieutenant, ensigne, 2 Serjeants, 1 drumme, 35 muskets, 31 pikemen. In all : 69.

The whole number, 317.—This regiment is well armed according to the number.

See Also

1) Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, p200