Sir William Hamilton’s Regiment of Foot

Active1642 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir William Hamilton
Area RaisedUlster
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Flag Colour
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Field ArmiesGarrison

Small regiment of Ulster foot in garrison at Strabane

Service History

1642

  • Raised in Strabane

1643

1644

1645

1646

Notes

Hamilton raised 2 to 3 companies to garrison Strabane but these were not part of the main Ulster forces and by 1644 had dwindled to 80 men.

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir William Hamilton

Strength

  • 1642: 100 men 1)
  • 1643: 2 to 3 companies
  • 1644: 80 men

See Also

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