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 +======Colonel Thomas Coote’s Regiment of Foot======
 +<WRAP right>
 +|**Active**|1649 to 1653|
 +|**Conflicts**|Irish Confederate War|
 +|**Colonel**|Thomas Coote|
 +|**Area Raised**|Ireland|
 +|**Coat Colour**| |
 +|**Flag Colour**||
 +|**Flag Design**| |
 +|**Field Armies**| |
 +//Regiment of Foot raised in Ireland, garrisoning Coleraine and eventually maintained by the Commonwealth//​
 +===== Service History =====
 +  *Raised in Ulster
 +  *September: Storm of Coleraine?
 +  *Garrison of Coleraine
 +  *August: Disbanded
 +A brief history of the regiment is given in //The Regimental History of Cromwell'​s Army// by Sir Charles Firth and Godfrey Davies, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1940
 +Thomas Coote was a brother of Sir Charles Coote, Second Baronet. His regiment was probably raised in 1649. Whether it was raised before or after Sir Charles’ storm of Coleraine in the September ​ is uncertain. Thereafter it formed the garrison of Coleraine and was disbanded in 1653. 
 +=====Coats, Flags and Equipment=====
 +=====Notable Officers=====
 +====Thomas Coote====
 +=====See Also======
 +===== Links =====