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15631606, Apr 3
an English nobleman and soldier who served as Lord Deputy of Ireland under Queen Elizabeth I, then as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland under King James I. He succeeded to the family title of Baron Mountjoy in 1594, before commanding the Crown's forces during the final years of Tyrone's Rebellion. He was able to defeat Tyrone at the Battle of Kinsale, and captured his headquarters at Dungannon before peace was agreed at the Treaty of Mellifont in 1603. Between 1586 and 1598 Charles spent most of his time on the Continent, serving in the Netherlands and Brittany.
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03/30/1603-Battle of Mellifont: English army under Lord Charles Blount, 8th Baron Mountjoy, beats Irish 
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