Drogheda is stormed and massacred

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Historical Context Note

Oliver Cromwell sacks the Irish town of Drogheda, at the outset of his conquest of Ireland from the Royalists.

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Editors. "Drogheda is stormed and massacred". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
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  1. English Civil War