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  • 69 the town was attacked by the partisans of Vespasian, and was frequently besieged in the Gothic wars.
  • In 1642 York was garrisoned by Royalists and besieged by the parliament.
  • Corfu was besieged, but unsuccessfully.
  • And 352 B.C., Citium led the side loyal to Persia and was besieged by an Athenian force in 449 B.C.; its extensive necropolis proves that it remained a considerable city even after the Greek cause triumphed with Alexander.
  • It was probably about this time that Æthelred fell ill, and the Norwegians and Danes from Ireland unsuccessfully besieged Chester.
 

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