Sir Ralph Gore’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir Ralph Gore
Area RaisedUlster
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Later Colonel Audley Mervin's Regiment of Foot

Ulster foot of the Laggan Army serving in the Confederate wars

Service History

1642

  • January: Raised in Ulster under the King's commission1)
  • Summer: Gore dies and is replaced by his Lt Col Audley Mervin

1643

1644

1645

1646

Notes

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

A list of the unit's officers is shown in Army List of the Ulster British Forces, 1642-1646. by Kevin Forkan. Archivium Hibernicum, Vol. 59 (2005), pp. 51-65 available via JSTOR. A list of the regiment's officers is also shown in An English Army for Ireland by Ian Ryder, Partizan Press.

Sir Ralph Gore

Audley Mervin

Strength

  • 1641-1642: 500 men raised
  • 1642: Establishment of 10002)

See Also

1) , 2) An English Army for Ireland by Ian Ryder. Partizan Press