Sir Thomas Esmode’s Troop of Horse

Active1642 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir Thomas Esmonde
Area RaisedWexford
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesLeinster

Irish horse fighting at Balinvegga

Service History

1642

  • March: Battle of Balinvegga (Ross)

Notes

Esmonde later led horse for the Royalists

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir Thomas Esmonde

Sir Thomas was the son of the Protestant Lord Esmonde but was taken to Connaught and brought up as Catholic by his mother. He joined the Irish Confederates and rose to be Major General to Preston.

Officer List

Strength

  • 1642: A single troop

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