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-|**Active**|1642 to|+|**Active**|1642 to 1650|
 |**Country**|Ireland| |**Country**|Ireland|
 |**Allegiance**|Confederate| |**Allegiance**|Confederate|
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 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
 This troop was technically Owen Roe O'​Neill'​s own, or lifeguard troop, but was led by Henry Roe O'​Neill,​ Owen's son. and referred to as Henry O'​Neill'​s troop. Despite Henry being promoted to Colonel of horse, the unit was only a single troop but was likely brigaded with other independent troops under Colonel Henry O'​Neil'​s command((The Battle of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.)).  This troop was technically Owen Roe O'​Neill'​s own, or lifeguard troop, but was led by Henry Roe O'​Neill,​ Owen's son. and referred to as Henry O'​Neill'​s troop. Despite Henry being promoted to Colonel of horse, the unit was only a single troop but was likely brigaded with other independent troops under Colonel Henry O'​Neil'​s command((The Battle of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.)). 
-=====Coats, ​Flags and Equipment=====+=====Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ==== Henry Roe O’Neill ==== ==== Henry Roe O’Neill ====
-The Son of Owen Roe O'​Neill. At the Battle of Scarrifhollis in 1650 he surrendered after offered quarter and later executed. By order of Sir Charles Coote, the head of Henry Roe O'​Neill,​ together with that of Colonel Phelim mac Tuathail O'​Neill,​ was impaled at Derry.+The Son of Owen Roe O'​Neill. At the Battle of Scarrifhollis in 1650 he surrendered after being offered quarter and was then executed. By order of Sir Charles Coote, the head of Henry Roe O'​Neill,​ together with that of Colonel Phelim mac Tuathail O'​Neill,​ was impaled at Derry.
  
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====