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   *Newly raised in Ulster   *Newly raised in Ulster
   *April: Skirmish at Kilwarlin Woods((The Battle of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.))   *April: Skirmish at Kilwarlin Woods((The Battle of Benburb 1646. Clive Hollick, Mercier Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85635 670 1.))
 +  *July: Paid by Parliament
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 +  *Quartered in Little Ardes and Lecale
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   *June: Battle of Benburb   *June: Battle of Benburb
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 =====Flags and Equipment===== =====Flags and Equipment=====
 According to Blount; //Sir James Montgomery figured a house on fire, with this motto, OPES NON ANIMUM, as much to say, the Rebels may destroy his house or lands, but not subdue his courage. He had another device wherein was depainted the Skie stellified, and 2 branches of Laurel, with this motto, ERIT ALTERA MERCES, ie. in heaven//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). ​ According to Blount; //Sir James Montgomery figured a house on fire, with this motto, OPES NON ANIMUM, as much to say, the Rebels may destroy his house or lands, but not subdue his courage. He had another device wherein was depainted the Skie stellified, and 2 branches of Laurel, with this motto, ERIT ALTERA MERCES, ie. in heaven//​((//​The Art of making Devises// 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655)). ​
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 +possibly equipped with lances, as for [[protestant:​horse-regiments:​lord-montgomery-of-ardes|Lord Montgomery of Ardes’ Regiment of Horse]].
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 A list of the unit's officers is shown in //Army List of the Ulster British Forces, 1642-1646.//​ by Kevin Forkan. Archivium Hibernicum, Vol. 59 (2005), pp. 51-65 available via [[http://​www.jstor.org/​stable/​40285202|JSTOR]] A list of the unit's officers is shown in //Army List of the Ulster British Forces, 1642-1646.//​ by Kevin Forkan. Archivium Hibernicum, Vol. 59 (2005), pp. 51-65 available via [[http://​www.jstor.org/​stable/​40285202|JSTOR]]