Lord Moore’s Regiment of Horse

Active1641-
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
ColonelLord Moore
Area Raised
Flag Colourunknown
Flag Designunknown
Field ArmiesOrmonde 1641

Regiment of horse serving in Ireland at the outbreak of the Irish rebellion

Service History

1641

  • November: Besieged at Mellifont
  • November to March 1642: Besieged in Drogheda (1 troop)

1642

  • August: Garrisoned at Drogheda

Notes

Lord Moore's troop was noted as being part of the Leinster army in 1641-21).

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Lord Moore

Charles Moore, 2nd Viscount Moore of Drogheda was killed by a cannonball at the Battle of Portlester in August 1643.

Strength

  • October 1641: 66 strong2)
  • 1641-2: 60 strong3)
  • 56 in one troop at Drogheda

See Also

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