Forces in Ireland maintained by Parliament

January 1646

From the Calendar of State Papers of Ireland (CSPI) 1633-47 p 433-434

Munster

A list of the present strength of the horse and foot in Munster as appears by the Muster Roll, given in by the Lord President giving the particulars required above.

Cavalry

in all 120 officers and 748 men.

Infantry

The pay of these, £429 13s. 8d. per day, or £12,031 2s. 8d. per month.

There is also designed and ordered for Munster, though not yet gone over :

Cavalry
Infantry

Pay, £137 12s. 6d. a day, or £3,853 10s. Od. a month. The supplies to be raised and the additional men will cost £27,250.

Ulster

The present strength of horse and foot in Ulster and Connaught, as given in by the gentlemen of those provinces, is as follows:—

Cavalry
Infantry

Ten British regiments of foot, commanded by

In all about 1,070 officers and 7,500 foot

Connaught

In Connaught there are :—

Cavalry

Four troops under

In all, 48 officers and 240 men.

Infantry

Regiments under

In all, 234 officers and 2,230 men.

The total of horse and foot is thus, for both provinces, 12,376, and their pay £761 18s. 8d. a day, or £20,334 2s. 8d. a month.