Major John Finglas’ Troop of Horse

Active1641 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
MajorJohn Finglas
Area RaisedFingal
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesPreston 1647

Irish Confederate horse of the Leinster Army

Service History

1641

  • September: Raised in Fingal

1642

1643

1644

  • Serving under Colonel Butler in Castlehaven’s army1)

1645

1646

1647

  • July to August: serving with Preston’s Leinster Army
  • August: Sent on a foraging expedition, missing the Battle of Dungan’s Hill

Notes

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

John Finglas

Still a captain in 1644, major by 1647

Officer List

Strength

  • A single troop of 50 in 1644

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.