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-|**Active**|1642 to |+|**Active**|1642 to 1649|
 |**Country**|Ireland| |**Country**|Ireland|
 |**Allegiance**|Protestant| |**Allegiance**|Protestant|
 +| |Royalist|
 |**Conflicts**|Irish Confederate War| |**Conflicts**|Irish Confederate War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Lord Conway|  |**Colonel**|Lord Conway|
 | |Lord Blayney| | |Lord Blayney|
-|**Area Raised**|Ulster| +| |Lord Conway| 
 +|**Area Raised**|Lisnegarvey|
 |**Coat Colour**| |  |**Coat Colour**| |
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 +====1641====
 +  *Raised from the Lisnegarvey area
 +  *November: Besieged at Lisnegarvey
 ====1642==== ====1642====
-  ​*Raised +  *January: ​Arms and one months pay for the Officers ordered to be sent from London.((N.A. SP28/​1B331)) 
-  ​*January: ​One months pay for the Officers ordered to be sent from London.((N.A. SP28/​1B331))+  *Garrison of Carrickfergus 
 +  *April: Briefly garrison Belfast 
 +  *April: Skirmish at Kilwarlin Woods
   *May: Taking of Newry    *May: Taking of Newry 
   *July: Assigned to a force assembled to take Limerick((Journals of the House of Lords V 226))   *July: Assigned to a force assembled to take Limerick((Journals of the House of Lords V 226))
 +  *Garrison Dungannon (det under Jones)
 ====1643==== ====1643====
 ====1644==== ====1644====
 +  *Garrison Lisnegarvey (det under Jones)? ​
 ====1645==== ====1645====
 +  *Lord Conway removed for opposition to the Covenant
   *Ulster Colonels request that Mr Edward Conway replace his father, Lord Conway, as Colonel, the regiment being quartered in a very wasted part of the country((CSPI 1633-47 p402))   *Ulster Colonels request that Mr Edward Conway replace his father, Lord Conway, as Colonel, the regiment being quartered in a very wasted part of the country((CSPI 1633-47 p402))
 +  *Quartered at Clare, Portadown, Knockbridge,​ Lisnegarvey,​ Glanavie and Kilultagh
 ====1646==== ====1646====
   *January: Lord Blayney commanding in place of Lord Conway   *January: Lord Blayney commanding in place of Lord Conway
-  *June: Battle of Benburb +  *June: Battle of Benburb ​//Blayney mortally wounded// 
 +  *Lord Conway regains control of the remains of the regiment after Benburb and requests 500 recruits to bring it up to strength 
 +====1647==== 
 +====1648==== 
 +====1649==== 
 +  *September: Mustered at Ballycoine for the Royalists
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
-Newly raised in Ulster in 1641-2((Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde)). Conway ​even conscripted captured ​rebels from Newry((The Battle of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.)).+Newly raised in Ulster in 1641-2((Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde)). Conway's men participated in the massacre of rebels from Newry, then proceeded to recruit the surviving prisoners((The Battle of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.))
 + 
 +The regiment was routed at Benburb, with Lord Blayney mortally wounded and Lt Col Theophilus Jones captured.
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
 In January 1642 1000 muskets and 1500 swords were ordered to be sent to Conway'​s and Clotworthy'​s regiments, but these didn't arrive until March ((//An English Army for Ireland// by Ian Ryder. Partizan Press)) In January 1642 1000 muskets and 1500 swords were ordered to be sent to Conway'​s and Clotworthy'​s regiments, but these didn't arrive until March ((//An English Army for Ireland// by Ian Ryder. Partizan Press))
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 A list of the unit's officers is shown in //Army List of the Ulster British Forces, 1642-1646.//​ by Kevin Forkan. Archivium Hibernicum, Vol. 59 (2005), pp. 51-65 available via [[http://​www.jstor.org/​stable/​40285202|JSTOR]]. A list of the regiment'​s officers is also shown in //An English Army for Ireland// by Ian Ryder, Partizan Press. ​ A list of the unit's officers is shown in //Army List of the Ulster British Forces, 1642-1646.//​ by Kevin Forkan. Archivium Hibernicum, Vol. 59 (2005), pp. 51-65 available via [[http://​www.jstor.org/​stable/​40285202|JSTOR]]. A list of the regiment'​s officers is also shown in //An English Army for Ireland// by Ian Ryder, Partizan Press. ​
 ====Lord Conway==== ====Lord Conway====
-[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Edward_Conway,​_2nd_Viscount_Conway|Edward Conway, 2nd Viscount Conway]] and Viscount Killultagh previously served as commander of the King's horse at the Battle of Newburn Ford in the Second Bishops'​ War of 1640. +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Edward_Conway,​_2nd_Viscount_Conway|Edward Conway, 2nd Viscount Conway]] and Viscount Killultagh previously served as commander of the King's horse at the Battle of Newburn Ford in the Second Bishops'​ War of 1640. Conway was replaced by order of Parliamentary committee in 1645 since he refused to sign the Covenant
 ====Lord Blayney==== ====Lord Blayney====
-Henry Blayney, 2nd Baron [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Baron_Blayney|Blayney]] (d. 1646) was killed at the Battle of Benburb. ​+Henry Blayney, 2nd Baron [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Baron_Blayney|Blayney]] (d. 1646) was Lt Col. of Conway'​s foot from 1642 and took over the regiment in 1645. He was killed at the Battle of Benburb.  
 +====Sir Theophilus Jones==== 
 +[[http://​en.wikisource.org/​wiki/​Jones,​_Theophilus_(d.1685)_(DNB00)|Theophilus Jones]] was Captain in 1642, Major in May 1645 and Lt Col by September 1645. He was the brother of Michael Jones, later taking over [[parliamentarian:​horse-regiments:​col.-michael-jones|Colonel Michael Jones’ Regiment of Horse]]
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *1641-2: 1000 men   *1641-2: 1000 men
   *June 1642: 1000 men   *June 1642: 1000 men
 +  *September 1649: Collonell Conwaie'​s:​— the sargeant-major,​ 1 ; captaines, 2 ; ensignes, 2; sergeants, 4; corporalls, 8; drums, 3; pipers, 2; souldiers, 139; a clerke, and a chirurgeon-major,​ and quartermaster((Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, p206)).
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====