The Battle of Curlew Pass 1599

#OnThisDay 1599 Hugh O’Donnell’s men attack & rout an English army at the Battle of Curlew Pass outside Boyle, Roscommon. His 160 Galloglas warriors charged; “Like hounds slipped from the leash”. Three English leaders Radcliffe, Clifford & Cosby were killed.

Curlew Pass 1599

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