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royalist:foot-regiments:lord-digby [17/11/2014 22:40]
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royalist:foot-regiments:lord-digby [29/10/2019 00:28] (current)
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 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**|1585 to 1662|+|**Active**|1585to 1662|
 |**Country**|Ireland| |**Country**|Ireland|
 |**Allegiance**|Royalist| |**Allegiance**|Royalist|
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 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
 |**Colonel**|Lord Digby| |**Colonel**|Lord Digby|
 +| |Richard Farrell|
 | |Lewis Farrell| | |Lewis Farrell|
 |**Area Raised**|Flanders| |**Area Raised**|Flanders|
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 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
-**Also Colonel Lewis Farrell'​s Regiment of Foot**+**Also Colonel ​Richard Farrell and Lewis Farrell'​s Regiment of Foot**
  
 //Irish regiment serving in Flanders that joined Charles II in exile, they fought at the Battle of the Dunes// //Irish regiment serving in Flanders that joined Charles II in exile, they fought at the Battle of the Dunes//
   
 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
-  
-====1657==== 
-  *March: Raised at the surrender of the garrison of St Ghislain 
  
 +====1656====
 +  *in French service
 +====1657====
 +  *March: Surrender of the garrison of St Ghislain, joining the Spanish and Royalists in exile
 ====1658==== ====1658====
   *June: Battle of the Dunes   *June: Battle of the Dunes
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 ====George, Lord Digby ==== ====George, Lord Digby ====
 [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​george-lord-digby|Lord Digby]] [[http://​bcw-project.org/​biography/​george-lord-digby|Lord Digby]]
 +====Colonel Richard Farrell====
 +[[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Richard_O%27Farrell_(Irish_Confederate)|Richard Farrell]] or O'​Farrell,​ surrendered in 1652 and went into French service.
 ====Colonel Lewis Farrell==== ====Colonel Lewis Farrell====
 +[[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Lisagh_Farrell|Lewis,​ or Lisagh Farrell]] was a younger brother of Richard Farrell, one of the Confederate generals in Ireland. ​
 +====Connell Ferrall====
 +[[https://​en.m.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Connell_Ferrall|Connell Ferall]], Lt Col? also defected at St Ghislain. ​
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
   *January 1662: 381 men   *January 1662: 381 men