Viscount Gormanstown’s Foot

Active1642 to 1643
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelViscount Gormanstown
Area RaisedMeath
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesO’Neill 1642

Irish Confederates raised from County Meath to reinforce the siege of Drogheda

Service History

1642

  • January: Raised in Duleek, County Meath 1).
  • to March: Reinforce O’Neill at the Siege of Drogheda

1643

  • May: Gormanstown dies

Notes

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Viscount Gormanstown

Nicholas Preston, 6th Viscount Gormanstown (Gormanston) (1608-1643), died May 1643.

Officer List

Strength

See Also

1) Confederate Catholics at War. Padraig Lenihan, Cork University Press, 2001. ISBN 1 85918 244 5. p 36-38