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Colonel Arthur Hill’s Regiment of Horse

Active1642 to
ConflictsIrish Confederate War
Colonel Arthur Hill
Area RaisedUlster
Flag Colour
Flag Design
Field ArmiesUlster 1642

Regiment of horse raised and serving in Ulster during the Irish Confederate Wars

Service History






Unusually for Ireland this unit was a full regiment of horse and were newly raised in Ulster in 1642. Noted in the Ulster forces in 1642 1), Hill's troop at least was intended to support the Scots Covenanters in Ulster.

Flags & Equipment

Notable Officers

A list of the unit's officers is shown in Army List of the Ulster British Forces, 1642-1646. by Kevin Forkan. Archivium Hibernicum, Vol. 59 (2005), pp. 51-65 available via JSTOR. A list of the regiment's officers is also shown in An English Army for Ireland by Ian Ryder, Partizan Press.

Arthur Hill


  • 1642: 300 horse in 5 troops2)

See Also

1) Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fourteenth Report, Appendix, Part VII, The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde
2) An English Army for Ireland by Ian Ryder. Partizan Press