Lieutenant Colonel Brien Roe O’Neill’s Troop of Horse

Active1642 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
CaptainBrien Roe O’Neill
Area RaisedUlster
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesOwen Roe O’Neill 1646

Irish Confederate horse of the Ulster Army serving at Benburb

Service History

1642

  • Brien Roe O’Neill commissioned captain

1643

1644

  • August: Skirmish at Finea Bridge

1645

  • Brien Roe O’Neill promoted to Lt Col

1646

  • June: Skirmish near Dungannon with George Monro, then return to the main army
  • June: Battle of Benburb

Notes

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Brien Roe O’Neill

Son of Conn Rua O’Neill, he was wounded at Finea Bridge1)

Officer List

Strength

  • A single troop

See Also

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