Earl of Roscommon’s Troop of Horse

Active1642 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
CaptainEarl of Roscommon
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesConnaught 1642

Troop of horse of the ‘old army’ serving in Connaught during the Irish Confederate Wars

Service History

1642

  • Garrison of Boyle
  • August: Garrison of Platin

Notes

Noted in the Connaught forces in 1642 1).

Flags & Equipment

Described as carbines

Notable Officers

Earl of Roscommon

Strength

  • 1642: 60 horse

See Also

1) Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde