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Sir Robert Monro’s Troop of Horse

Active1643 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 serving in Ireland

Service History

1643

  • Raised for the Ulster Army after the Cessation

1644

  • May: Seizure of Belfast?
  • July: Repulsed from Newry?
  • July: Taking of Kells?
  • August: Skirmish at the River Bann (Dromore)
  • August to September: Standoff at Charlemont?
  • September: Skirmish at Blackwaterford?
  • September: Return to quarters at Islandmagee

1646

  • January: Order to disband by the English Parliament ignored
  • June: Battle of Benburb

1648

  • September: Serving with George Monro or at the loss of Carrickfergus?

Notes

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

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir Robert Monro

Strength

A single troop

See Also