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Lord Moore’s Regiment of Foot

Active1641-
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelLord Moore
Area Raised
Coat Colour
Flag Colourunknown
Flag Designunknown
Field ArmiesOrmonde 1641

Regiment of foot serving in Ireland at the outbreak of the Irish rebellion

Service History

1641

  • November: Detachment besieged at Mellifont
  • November to March 1642: Besieged in Drogheda

Notes

Flags

Notable Officers

Lord Moore

Charles Moore, 2nd Viscount Moore of Drogheda was killed by a cannonball at the Battle of Portlester in August 1643.

Officer Lists

1641-2

The Lord Viscount Moore's regiment 1)

  • Colonel Lord Moore
  • Captain Phillip Newman, Lieutenant-Collonell
  • Captain Chichester Fortescue, Serjeant-Major
  • Old company: The Lord Blaney, surprised by the rebells and not yet new raised, in Ulster.
  • Captains Sepholl Gibson
  • Captains Henry Brian
  • Captains Foulk Martin
  • Captains Charles Townesly
  • Captains Francis Moore
  • Captains Edward Trevor

Mustered May 1642

  • Lord Moore :—Lieutenant-Colonel Wenman ; Serjeant-Major Fortescue. Captains : Gibson, Brian, Patrick Trevor, Martin, Roper, Towneley, Cadogan2).

Strength

See Also

1) Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde
2) Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, p135