Viscount Dillon’s Regiment of Horse

Active1647 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceConfederate
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
ColonelViscount Dillon
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesPreston 1647

Irish horse of the Leinster Army

Service History

1647

  • August: Battle of Dungan’s Hill

1648

1649

  • August: Battle of Rathmines?
  • August: Lord Dillon at Athlone
  • August: Ordered to be paid from King's County and Westmeath

Notes

Officer list under assumption that Lord Dillon's and Lord President of Connaught's were one and the same in 1649.

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Viscount Dillon

Thomas Dillon, 4th Viscount Dillon had previously supported Ormond and converted back to Catholicism in 1646.

Officer List

1649

Ordered to be paid from King's County and Westmeath1).

  • Colonel Viscount Dillon (40)
  • Lt Col. Sir Robert Talbot (40)
  • Maj. James Barnwall (40)
  • Capt. Lord Trymelstown (40)
  • Capt. David Showrne (40)
  • Capt. Lord Slane (40)
  • Col. Fleming as captain (40)
  • Capt. Ignatius Nugent (40)

Strength

  • Around 300 at Dungan’s Hill
  • At least 8 troops in 1649

See Also

1) Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, p203