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 ======Sir James Montgomery’s Regiment of Foot====== ======Sir James Montgomery’s Regiment of Foot======
  
 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**|1646|+|**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|
 |**Colonel**|Sir James Montgomery| |**Colonel**|Sir James Montgomery|
-|**Area Raised**|Ulster|+|**Area Raised**|Down|
 |**Coat Colour**|| |**Coat Colour**||
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
 |**Flag Design**||  |**Flag Design**||
-|**Field Armies**|Laggan Army|+|**Field Armies**|Monro 1642-6|
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-//Laggan Army regiment of foot fighting at Benburb//+//Ulster settler ​regiment of foot fighting at Benburb//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
 +====1641==== 
 +  *Montgomery raises 1000 foot in Ulster 
 +  *November: Defence of Lisnegarvey 
 +====1642==== 
 +  *Montgomery'​s regiment under the King's commission((Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde)). 
 +  *Garrison of Portaferry 
 +  *April: Mustered at Portaferry 
 +  *April: Skirmish at Kilwarlin Woods((The Battle of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.)) 
 +  *July: Paid by Parliament 
 +  *July: Detachment of 500 assigned to a force intended to march on Limerick((Journals of the House of Lords V 226)) 
 +====1643==== 
 +  *November: Men from the unit attempt to join the Scots in the hope of evacuation to Scotland 
 +====1644==== 
 +====1645==== 
 +  *Quartered in Little Ardes and Lecale
 ====1646==== ====1646====
   *June: Battle of Benburb   *June: Battle of Benburb
 +====1647==== 
 +====1648==== 
 +====1649==== 
 +  *September: Mustered at Ballycoine
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
 =====Coats, Flags and Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir James Montgomery==== ====Sir James Montgomery====
 +Of Rosemount, brother of 2nd Lord Montgomery
 +====Officer Lists====
 +Lists of the unit's officers are shown in //Army List of the Ulster British Forces, 1642-1646.//​ by Kevin Forkan. Archivium Hibernicum, Vol. 59 (2005), pp. 51-65 available via [[http://​www.jstor.org/​stable/​40285202|JSTOR]],​ //An English Army for Ireland// by Ian Ryder, Partizan Press and //The Battle of Benburb 1646// Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011.
 +
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *1641-2: 1000 raised
 +  *April 1642: 103 officers, 7 staff officers, 764 men in 10 companies and 40 wagon horses
 +  *1642: 800 men
 +  *September 1649: Sir James Montgomerye'​s:​— the sargeant-major;​ captaines, 2; leiutenants,​ 2; ensignes, 2; sergeants, 4; corporalls, 6; drums, 3; souldiers, 176((Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, p206)).
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====