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  • After a severe siege, Fuenterrabia surrendered to the duke of Berwick and his French troops in 1719; and in 1794 it again fell into the hands of the French, who so dismantled it that it has never since been reckoned by the Spaniards among their fortified places.
  • He added, it is true, a few torpedo boats and destroyers, but he promptly had them dismantled on arrival at Constantinople.
  • The castle, founded by the Breton Juhel, lord of the manor after the Conquest, was already dismantled under Henry VIII.; but its ivy-clad keep and upper walls remain.
  • The place was dismantled in 1652 by order of Cardinal Mazarin.
  • In 1648, at the close of the war, it was dismantled by order of parliament.

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