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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|
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   *June: Battle of Benburb //Blayney mortally wounded//   *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   *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'​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.)). 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.)).
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 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. ​ 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==== ====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]]. ​+[[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 =====