Ireton lays siege to Limerick (33 words)

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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.

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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 24 June 2017.]


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