Editors. "Ireton lays siege to Limerick". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16346, accessed 27 February 2015.]
Parliamentary commander Henry Ireton lays siege to Limerick. Although he eventually succeeds in taking the city, he is to succumb to a fever in the strain of the campaign, and dies in November 1651.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.