Marquis of Ormonde’s Regiment of Foot

Active1640 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelMarquis of Ormonde
Area RaisedIreland
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesOrmonde

Regiment of foot serving with Ormonde’s Leinster army during the Confederate War

Service History

1641

1642

  • May: In garrison at Dublin (det)

1643

Notes

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

A list of the regiment's officers is also shown in An English Army for Ireland by Ian Ryder, Partizan Press.

Marquis of Ormonde

Officer List

1641-2

The Earl of Ormonde, Lieutenant-Generall of the army, his regiment1)

  • Colonel Earl of Ormonde, Lieutenant-Generall of the army — the Company that was Sir Jo. Neuterville's
  • Lieutenant Colonel Sir Thomas Wharton
  • Sergeant Major Sir Patrick Weimbs
  • Earl of Strafford’s old company
  • Lord Folliott
  • the company that was Sir George Hamilton's
  • Captain Algernoun Sidney - the company that was Sir Lorenzo Carye's
  • Sir Robert Farrer
  • Captain John Ogle
  • Captain William Billingsley
  • Captain William Flower
  • Captain Erasmus Burrowes

Mustered May 1642

Earle of Ormonde :—Sir Thomas Wharton, Captain Ogle, Lord Foliott. Captains: Algernon Sidney, Sir Arthur Blundell, Barry, Newcomen, Erasmus Bnrrowes, Richard Burrowe 2).

January 1643

  • My Lord Marquesse [of Ormonde]
  • Sir Thomas Wharton, Lieutenant-Collonell
  • the Lord Lysle
  • the Lord Ffoliott
  • Captaine Ogle,
  • Captaine Flowre,
  • Sir Francis Hamilton,
  • Captaine Baylye.

Strength

  • 1642: Establishment of 1000 men3)

Mustered 3rd May 1642

The Earle of Ormond's regiment4).

  • His owne company :—Present : officers, 7 ; pikemen, 31 ; musketiers, 55 = 93 Absent: sicke, 10; at Harriestowne, 5 ; dead {blank), absent, 1 = 16. In all, 109.
  • Sir Thomas Wharton :—Present : officers, 9; pikemen, 41 ; musketiers. 40 = 90. Absent : captain and 4 in England, 5 ; at Ballgriffin, 1 ; sicke, 11 = 17. In all, 107.
  • Captaine John Ogle :—Present : officers, 6; pikemen, 20 ; musketiers, 33 ; unarmed men, 5 = 54. Absent: sicke, 1. In all, 55.

This appears to be a partial muster of 3 companies in garrison at Dublin

Mustered 29th November 1642 at Dublin

Lieuteuant-Generall's regiment:—

  • Lieutenant- General, 64
  • Sir Thomas Wharton, Lieutenant-Colonel, 67
  • Captaine Flower, 83
  • Lord Folliott, 36
  • Captaine Ogle, 33
  • Lord Lisle, 38
  • Sir Francis Hamilton, 95
  • Captaine Baylie, 93
  • Captaine Algernon Sidney, 24
  • Total = 533.

Mustered 1642

  • My Lord Marquess [of Ormonde], 100
  • Sir Thomas Wharton, 72
  • Captaine Flower, 60
  • Sir Francis Hamilton, 60
  • Sir Thomas Rotherham, 60
  • Captaine Ridgwaie, 60
  • Lord Lyle, 52
  • Sir Phillipp Percivalle, 53
  • Lord Folliott, 48
  • Captaine Ogle, 37
  • Captaine Sidney, 23
  • Total = 625

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
3) An English Army for Ireland by Ian Ryder. Partizan Press
4) Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, p132