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Sir William Stewart's Regiment of Foot

Active1641 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeFoot
ColonelSir William Stewart
Area RaisedUlster
Coat Colour
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesGarrison

Laggan Army regiment of foot serving throughout the Confederate Wars

Service History

1641

  • Raised in Ulster

1642

  • Raised

1643

1644

Notes

Sir William Stewart led a company of the 'old army', then was commissioned to raise a regiment of 1000 men in Ulster in 1641-21).

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 William Stewart

Officer List

August 20th-24th 16422)

  • Colonel Sir William Stewart's new company
    • Lieutenant John Hemming
  • Colonel Sir William Stewart's old company
    • Lieutenant Alexander Stewart
  • Lieutenant Colonel Sir John Cunningham
  • Major Archibald Caldwell
  • Captain John Stewart
  • Captain William Brisbene
  • Captain Charles Boulton
  • Captain Edward Maxwell
  • Captain James Erskin
  • Captain John Cunningham
  • Captain James Cunningham
  • Captain George Stewart

Strength

  • 1642: Establishment of 10003)
  • August 1642: 1120

See Also

1) Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde
2) N.A. SP28/120.
3) An English Army for Ireland by Ian Ryder. Partizan Press