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Transcription by Thomas Crofton Croker of a pamphlet entitled 'A perfect narrative of the Battell of Knocknones' [sic, The Battle of Knocknanauss, 1647],

1835 Aug.
Main Creator: Croker, Thomas Crofton, 1798-1854
Summary:The Battle of Knocknanauss in Co. Cork was fought in 1647 during the Irish Confederate Wars [between Confederate Ireland’s Munster army and an English Parliamentarian army under Murrough O’Brien]. It resulted in defeat for the Irish Confederates. This is Thomas Crofton Croker's transciption of a 1647 London publication - 'A perfect narrative of the battell of Knocknones,: within the county of Cork and province of Munster, on Saturday, the thirteenth of November, betwixt the Parliaments forces under the command of the Lord Inchiquin, Lord President of Munster; and the forces of the Irish rebells under the Lord Taaff, / set downe by an officer of the Parliaments army, present and acting at the fight. Directed to an honorable Member of the House of Commons', which was 'Printed for Robert Bostock, in Pauls Church-yeard, at the signe of the Kings Head, 1647'.
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