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Massacre
Massacre
Protestant
The religion of Oliver Cromwell and a lot of England at this
time.
Catholic
The religion of a lot of Ireland and Spain at this time.
Siege
Surrounding and blockading a place until the people inside
surrender.
Rebellion
An organised and armed resistance to authority.
Drogheda
A town in Ireland which Cromwell's soldiers attacked and laid siege to.
Gaelic
The language spoken by the Irish.
Cromwell
The Lord Protector of England.
Spain
Another Catholic country which supported Ireland.
Soldiers
The people used by Cromwell to attack the town of
Drogheda.
September, 1649
The date of the attack on the town of Drogheda.
Defeated
This word means to have lost a battle.