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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir William Fenton==== ====Sir William Fenton====
-Fenton was the brother in law of the 1st Earl of Cork and thus part of a nerwork ​generally opposed to Inchiquin. He acted as a commissioner for overseeing arangements for the 1644 Cessation. In a letter of August 1647 Viscount Valentia described him as one "who hath long taken the pay of a colonel but was never known to fight"​.((HMC Egmont MSS vol1 p442)) While Sir Percy Smith claimed he abandoned him during the siege of Youghall.((HMC Egmont MSS vol1 p330)) ​+Fenton was the brother in law of the 1st Earl of Cork and thus part of a network ​generally opposed to Inchiquin. He acted as a commissioner for overseeing arangements for the 1644 Cessation. In a letter of August 1647 Viscount Valentia described him as one "who hath long taken the pay of a colonel but was never known to fight"​.((HMC Egmont MSS vol1 p442)) While Sir Percy Smith claimed he abandoned him during the siege of Youghall.((HMC Egmont MSS vol1 p330)) ​
 ====Officer Lists==== ====Officer Lists====
 October 1646((CSPI 1633-47 p531)) October 1646((CSPI 1633-47 p531))
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 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *21/08/47: 213 men + officers   *21/08/47: 213 men + officers
 +  *25/09/47: 212 men + officers((N.A. SP28/​48/​17))
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====