Sir Robert Stewart’s Troop of Horse

Active1642 to
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
Captain Sir Robert Stewart
Area RaisedUlster
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesUlster 1642

Troop of horse raised and serving in Ulster during the Irish Confederate Wars

Service History

1642

1643

1644

1645

  • July: Taking of Sligo?
  • October: Skirmish at Sligo?

1646

Notes

Stewart’s troop were newly raised in Ulster in 1642. Noted in the Ulster forces in 1642 1).

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Sir Robert Stewart

Strength

  • 1642: 60 horse

See Also

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