Grace O’Malley lifts siege on Rockfleet Castle by Captain William Martin 1574

#OnThisDay 1574 An army sent by Queen Elizabeth I & led by Captain William Martin laid siege to Grace O’Malley’s (Granuaile) Rockfleet Castle. The siege didn’t last very long before Grace’s army had Martin’s army on the run.

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