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protestant:horse-regiments:lord-cromwell [24/10/2016 13:03]
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protestant:horse-regiments:lord-cromwell [04/11/2016 17:59] (current)
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   *Quartered at Strangford   *Quartered at Strangford
 +  *Assigned to support the New Scots army
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 +  *Quartered in Downpatrick
   *October: Parliament orders that Col. James Clotworthy to have the troop.((Calender of State Papers relating to Ireland 1633 - 1647. p417))   *October: Parliament orders that Col. James Clotworthy to have the troop.((Calender of State Papers relating to Ireland 1633 - 1647. p417))
 +  *Quartered in Antrim and Toome
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 +  *June: Battle of Benburb?
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   *August: Battle of Dungan'​s Hill   *August: Battle of Dungan'​s Hill
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 Cromwell’s troop were one of the ‘Old Horse’ troops of the pre-war army in Ireland. Noted in the Ulster forces in 1642 ((Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde)), they were intended to support the Scots Covenanter forces in Ulster. Cromwell’s troop were one of the ‘Old Horse’ troops of the pre-war army in Ireland. Noted in the Ulster forces in 1642 ((Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde)), they were intended to support the Scots Covenanter forces in Ulster.
  
 +Likely they were at Benburb but this is not confirmed((The Battle of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.)). 
 ===== Flags & Equipment===== ===== Flags & Equipment=====
 Described as carbines Described as carbines