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16111651, Nov 26
an English general in the Parliamentary army during the English Civil War, the son-in-law of Oliver Cromwell. On the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined the parliamentary army, fighting at the Battle of Edgehill in October 1642, and at the Battle of Gainsborough in July 1643. He was made deputy-governor of the Isle of Ely by Cromwell and served under Earl of Manchester in the Yorkshire campaign and at the second Battle of Newbury, afterwards supporting Cromwell in his accusations of incompetency against the Earl.
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08/17/1648-Battle of Preston, Lancashire: Henry Ireton beats Scottish
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