Colonel William Browne’s Regiment of Foot

Active1641 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelWilliam Browne
Area RaisedWexford
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCastlehaven 1643

Irish Confederates raised from Wexford

Known as the Wexford Regiment

Service History

1641

  • November: Browne takes Bridgetown Castle with a few followers
  • Browne raises a company of 200 from Bargy1).
  • Siege of Duncannon Fort

1642

1643

  • May: Skirmish at Athy?
  • June: Skirmish at Cloghea?
  • June: Skirmish at Funcheon Ford?
  • Mutiny

1644

1645

Notes

The Wexford regiment served in Castlehaven's forces of 2000 in mid 1643 but mutinied and returned home.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

William Browne

A landowner from Bargy, County Wexford

Officer List

Strength

  • 1641: 200 men

See Also

1) Confederate Catholics at War. Padraig Lenihan, Cork University Press, 2001. ISBN 1 85918 244 5. p 40-43