Captain Thomas Armstrong’s Horse

Active1642-1649
CountryIreland
AllegianceProtestant
Royalist
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
TypeHorse
Dragoons
CaptainThomas Armstrong
Area RaisedLeinster
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesOrmond 1642-9

Regiment of horse and dragoons serving in Ormond’s army in the Confederate Wars

Service History

1642

  • August: Garrisoned at Dublin and Corballies (Corballys)

1643

1644

1645

1646

1647

1648

1649

  • June to August: Blockade of Dublin

Notes

Newly raised in Leinster in 1641-2.

Flags and Equipment

Notable Officers

Thomas Armstrong

Strength

  • 1641-2: 60 carbines and 40 dragoons1).
  • 1642: 111 strong

Mustered 4th May 1642

Captain Thomas Armestronge :—Present : officers, 12 ; horsemen, 54; dragoones, 42 = 108. [Absent]: at Naas, 1; in prison, 2; sick, 6 = 9. In all, 117.

See Also

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