Lord Dungarvan’s Troop of Horse

Active1639
CountryEngland
AllegianceEnglish
ConflictsFirst Bishops’ War
TypeHorse
CaptainLord Dungarvan
Area Raised
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field Armies1639

English cavalry troop that was raised for the First Bishops’ War of 1639

Service History

1639

  • Raised
  • May: March to the camp at Birks
  • June: Standoff between Birks and Duns Law

Notes

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

Lord Dungarvan

Richard Boyle, Lord Dungarvan, later created Earl of Cork, then Earl of Burlington.

Strength

  • May 1639: 100 men 1)

See Also

1) Rushworth's 'Historical Collections: 1639, March-June', Historical Collections of Private Passages of State: Volume 3: 1639-40, pp. 885-946. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=74912 Date accessed: 24 June 2014