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covenanter:horse-regiments:sir-robert-monro [21/02/2013 11:01] external edit
covenanter:horse-regiments:sir-robert-monro [12/11/2016 14:18] (current)
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-|**Active**|1642 to 1650|+|**Active**|1643 to 1650|
 |**Country**|Ireland| |**Country**|Ireland|
 | |Scotland| | |Scotland|
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-//​Covenanter troop of horse of Monro’s army raised and serving in Ireland//+//​Covenanter troop of horse of Monro’s army serving in Ireland//
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
-  *April: Skirmish at Kilwarlin Woods? 
-  *May: Siege of Newry? 
-  *July: Standoff at Charlemont? 
 ====1643==== ====1643====
-  *May: Skirmish at Tanderagee?​ +  *Raised with New Scots officers and Ulster men for the Scots Ulster Army after the Cessation((The Battle ​of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.))
-  *May: Skirmish at Lochgall? +
-  *May: Skirmish at Glencane Woods? +
-  *May: Taking ​of Newcastle?​ +
-  *July: Taking of Dungannon?​ +
-  *August to September: Siege of Charlemont?+
 ====1644==== ====1644====
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   *July: Repulsed from Newry?   *July: Repulsed from Newry?
   *July: Taking of Kells?   *July: Taking of Kells?
 +  *August: Skirmish at the River Bann (Dromore)
   *August to September: Standoff at Charlemont?   *August to September: Standoff at Charlemont?
   *September: Skirmish at Blackwaterford?​   *September: Skirmish at Blackwaterford?​
 +  *September: Return to quarters at Islandmagee
 ====1646==== ====1646====
 +  *January: Order to disband by the English Parliament ignored
 +  *June: Skirmish with Irish horse prior to Benburb
   *June: Battle of Benburb   *June: Battle of Benburb
 ====1648==== ====1648====
-  *September: ​Loss of Carrickfergus?​+  *September: ​Serving with George Monro or at the loss of Carrickfergus?​
-  *December: Battle of Lisnagarvey?​ 
-  *January: Taking of Enniskillen?​ 
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
 +A history of the unit is shown in Edward M. Furgol’s //A Regimental History of the Covenanting Armies 1639-1651// Edinburgh, 1990. ISBN 0 85976 194 
 Raised from the settlers of Ulster. Shown as ? where Monro was present Raised from the settlers of Ulster. Shown as ? where Monro was present
 ===== Flags and Equipment===== ===== Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir Robert Monro==== ====Sir Robert Monro====
 +[[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​robert-monro|Robert Monro]]
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +A single troop
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====