LORD MOUNTCASHEL: IRISH JACOBITE GENERAL

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A Jacobite general in the Williamite War in Ireland. Mountcashel commanded Irish Army troops during the conflict, enjoying initial success when he seized Bandon in County Cork in 1689. However, he was defeated and captured at the Battle of Newtownbutler later in the same year. He escaped and was accused of having broken parole. After the end of the war, he led an Irish Brigade overseas for service in the French Army. He later died in French exile.

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