Colonel Oliver Stephenson’s Regiment of Horse

Active1642
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsConfederate War
TypeHorse
ColonelOliver Stephenson
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesBarry 1642

Irish Confederate horse fighting at the Battle of Liscarroll

Service History

1642

  • May to June: Siege of King John's Castle, Limerick?
  • September: Battle of Liscarroll

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Notable Officers

Oliver Stephenson

Descended from Elizabethan English settlers, he joined the Confederacy as he was a Catholic. At Liscarroll he was shot dead through the eyepiece of his helmet by Lord Inchiquin’s brother.

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