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 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Sir Robert Stewart|  |**Colonel**|Sir Robert Stewart|
-|**Area Raised**| | +|**Area Raised**|Ulster|
 |**Coat Colour**| | |**Coat Colour**| |
 |**Flag Colour**||  |**Flag Colour**||
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 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 +====1641====
 +  *November: Raised in Ulster
 ====1642==== ====1642====
-  *Raised ​ 
   *August: In County Donegal   *August: In County Donegal
 +====1643====
 +====1644====
 +====1645====
 +  *July: Taking of Sligo?
 +====1646====
 +  *June: Encamped at Augher, but retreat back to Londonderry after O'​Neill advances from Benburb
  
 =====Notes===== =====Notes=====
 +Sir Robert Stewart led a company of the 'old army', then was commissioned to raise a regiment of 1000 men in Ulster in 1641-2((Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde)).
 =====Coats, Flags & Equipment===== =====Coats, Flags & Equipment=====
  
 =====Notable Officers===== =====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 [[http://​www.jstor.org/​stable/​40285202|JSTOR]]. A list of the regiment'​s officers is also shown in //An English Army for Ireland// by Ian Ryder, Partizan Press. ​
  
 ====Sir Robert Stewart==== ====Sir Robert Stewart====
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     *Captain-Lieutenant George Stuart ​     *Captain-Lieutenant George Stuart ​
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
-All the companies at the Resoe muster were 100 men strong. Stewart'​s "ould company"​ had 44 men.+  *1642: Establishment of 1000((//An English Army for Ireland// by Ian Ryder. Partizan Press)) 
 +  *All the companies at the Resoe muster were 100 men strong. Stewart'​s "ould company"​ had 44 men.
 =====See Also====== =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====