Battle of Glenmaquin

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Battle of Glenmaquin
Part of the Irish Confederate Wars
Date 16 June 1642
Location Glenmaquin, County Donegal
Result Laggan Army victory
Belligerents
Irish Confederate Catholics Ulster Army Laggan Army
Commanders and leaders
Sir Phelim O'Neill Sir Robert Stewart
Sir William Stewart

The Battle of Glenmaquin was a battle on 16 June 1642 during the Irish Confederate Wars, the Irish theatre of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. It was fought between the forces of Confederate Ireland under Sir Phelim O'Neill and the Laggan Army under Sir Robert and Sir William Stewart. The battle ended in a decisive victory for the Laggan Army.

The Irish suffered heavy losses on the battlefield, known as Battle Burn, including Donnell Gorm MacDonnell of Antrim.

References

  • http://www.electricscotland.com/history/articles/ulster_plantation.htm

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