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Enniskillens

The 6th Dragoons; instituted 1689, on account of their brave defence of the town of Enniskillen, in favour of William III.

This cavalry regiment must not be confounded with the Inniskillings or Old 27th Foot, now called the “1st battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers,” which is a foot regiment.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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