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 Chichester had commanded a Foot company in the prewar Irish army. In 1641-2 he was commissioned to raise a regiment of 1000 men by Parliament((Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde)). Chichester had commanded a Foot company in the prewar Irish army. In 1641-2 he was commissioned to raise a regiment of 1000 men by Parliament((Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde)).
 The regiment appears to have broken up following its expulsion from Belfast by the Scots. The regiment appears to have broken up following its expulsion from Belfast by the Scots.
 +A report of December 1644 states that the "​greatest part" of the regiment were in Newry and "​subordinent to ye Lord of Ormond"​((N.A. SP28/252))
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
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