battle of Dunbar

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(3 September 1650)

A battle near the port of Dunbar in Scotland, in which Oliver Cromwell's force of 14,000 men won a victory over 27,000 Scots, and enormous numbers were taken prisoner together with all the Scottish guns. Cromwell's victory destroyed the Stuart cause in Scotland for a decade.

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