Earl of Thomond’s Troop of Horse

Active1642 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
CaptainEarl of Thomond
Area RaisedMunster
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies

Troop of horse raised in Munster, based in County Clare

Service History

1642

  • Serving in Munster
  • Summer: Paid by the English Parliament

Notes

Coats, Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Earl of Thomond

Barnabas O'Brien, 6th Earl of Thomond attempted to remain neutral, remaining at Bunratty Castle until attacked by the Confederates in 1644. He then accepted a garrison of Inchquin's Parliamentarians and moved to England.

Strength

  • 1642: 100 horse1)

See Also

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