Colonel Thomas Preston’s Regiment of Foot

Active1634 to 1641
CountryIreland
AllegianceSpanish
Conflicts
TypeFoot
ColonelThomas Preston
Area RaisedIreland
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Irish regiment in Spanish Service until 1641 1)

Service History

1634

  • Raised by Thomas Preston

1641

  • Disbanded, with Preston and comrades returning to fight for the Irish Catholic Confederacy

Notes

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Thomas Preston

Strength

  • 1634: 15 companies, each of 200 men2)

See Also

2) The Battle of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.