Captain John Parsons’ Company of Firelocks

Active1647 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
CaptainJohn Parsons
Area RaisedEngland
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Field Armies Inchiquin 1647

Company of English firelocks serving under Inchiquin in 1647

Service History

1646

  • September: Company raised in England

1647

  • Serving under Inchiquin in Munster

1648

  • May: Garrison in Dublin1)

Notes

The Company's Lieutenant, Richard Wilbraham may be the Captain Wilbraham in Colonel John Booker’s Regiment of Foot under Inchiquin in 1649.

Coats, Flags and Equipment

Armed with firelock muskets.

Notable Officers

John Parsons

Strength

  • August 1647: 84 men & officers 2)
  • May 1648: 98 men + officers3)

See Also

1) , 3) HMC 8th Report p593
2) N.A. SP28/47/274