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Lord Broghill’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642-1646
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
Royalist
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
First Civil War
TypeFoot
ColonelLord Broghill
Area RaisedMunster
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesInchiquin 1642-3
Maurice 1644
Grenville 1644-6

Regiment of foot raised in Ireland, shipped to England in early 1644 and fought for the Royalists

Service History

1642

  • Raised in Munster?
  • August: Battle of Liscarrol?

1643

  • In Munster

1644

  • January: Shipped to Weymouth
  • April to June: Siege of Lyme Regis
  • June to August: Besieged at Wareham
  • July: Skirmish at Dorchester?
  • August: Battle of Lostwithiel
  • September to January 1646: Siege of Plymouth

1645

  • Siege of Plymouth

1646

  • Retreat from Plymouth

Notes

Coats, Flags & Equipment

The regiment were issued suits of clothes at Bristol, supplied by Thomas Bushell1).

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment's officers is shown in Officers and Regiments of the Royalist Army by Stuart Reid (Partizan Press).

Lord Broghill

Strength

  • 1642: 100 men
  • January 1644: 800 men?

See Also

1) Original research by Victor Judge aka '1642'