French Force Take Carrickfergus Castle 1760

#OnThisDay 1760 French privateer Captain François Thurot landed at Carrickfergus with three warships & 600 men. They took the castle, raided Belfast, but left five days later. Two days after that on the 28th Thurot was killed in the Battle of Bishops Court.

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French Force Take Carrickfergus Castle 1760

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