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Dunbar, Battle of (3 September 1650)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright

in A Dictionary of World History

Third edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199685691
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191765728
Dunbar, Battle of (3 September 1650)

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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 ...

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