Captain David Chorne’s Troop of Horse

ConflictsIrish Confederate War
CaptainDavid Chorne
Area RaisedLeinster
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesCastlehaven 1644

Irish Confederate horse of the Leinster Army serving under Castlehaven in 1644

Service History



Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

David Chorne

Or Shorne, a German. Apparently he was captured in 1644 while drunk and not exchanged until after Benburb in 16462).

Officer List


  • 1644: A single troop of 50 horse

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.
2) The Battle of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.