Sir William St. Leger’s Troop of Horse

Active1640? to
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
CaptainSir William St Leger
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag DesignSee below
Field ArmiesSt Leger 1642

Also known as the Lord President of Munster’s Troop

Troop of horse of the ‘Old Army’ serving in Munster during the Irish Confederate Wars

Service History

1642

  • Garrison of Cork

Notes

St Leger’s troop were part of the old army. Noted in the Munster forces in 1642 1).

Flags & Equipment

Described as carbines

According to Blount; Sir Will. St Leger alias Selenger figured a tree cut down all but a little sprout of it , which was fresh and green, the picture of death standing by with a sicle, and this motto, IN TANTEM SED NON IN TOTO2).

Notable Officers

Sir William St Leger

Strength

  • 1642: 60 horse

See Also

1) Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde
2) The Art of making Devises 2nd Ed, Thomas Blount, London, 1655