Colonel Philip O’Rely of Ballanecarrage’s Troop of Horse

Active1641 to 1646
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
ColonelPhilip O’Rely
Area RaisedCavan
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesRory O'More 1641
Owen Roe O’Neill 1646

Irish Catholic Confederation troop of lancers fighting at Benburb

Service History

1641

  • Raised
  • November: Battle of Julianstown?

1642

1643

  • Garrison Clough Oughter Castle

1644

1645

1646

  • June: Battle of Benburb

Notes

Flags and Equipment

Equipped with lances at Benburb1) and perhaps throughout, since at Julianstown 2 troops of the Irish horse had pistols while 3 carried lances.

Notable Officers

Philip O’Rely of Ballanecarrge

Philip McHugh McShane O'Rely of Bellanacargy Castle.

Strength

See Also

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