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Sir Robert Monro’s Troop of Horse

Active1642 to 1650
CountryIreland
Scotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
ColonelSir Robert Monro
Area RaisedUlster
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesMonro

Covenanter troop of horse of Monro’s army raised and serving in Ireland

Service History

1642

  • April: Skirmish at Kilwarlin Woods?
  • May: Siege of Newry?
  • July: Standoff at Charlemont?

1643

  • May: Skirmish at Tanderagee?
  • May: Skirmish at Lochgall?
  • May: Skirmish at Glencane Woods?
  • May: Taking of Newcastle?
  • July: Taking of Dungannon?
  • August to September: Siege of Charlemont?

1644

  • May: Seizure of Belfast?
  • July: Repulsed from Newry?
  • July: Taking of Kells?
  • August to September: Standoff at Charlemont?
  • September: Skirmish at Blackwaterford?

1646

  • June: Battle of Benburb

1648

  • September: Loss of Carrickfergus?

1649

  • December: Battle of Lisnagarvey?

1650

  • January: Taking of Enniskillen?

Notes

Raised from the settlers of Ulster. Shown as ? where Monro was present

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir Robert Monro

Strength

See Also