Sentence Examples

  • During the Thirty Years' War the town was taken by Mansfield in 1618 and not recaptured by the Imperialists till 1621.
  • It had a full share in the several Irish wars, being sacked by Edward Bruce (1315) and by O'Neill (1538); and it was taken by the Irish and recaptured by the English in the wars of 1641, and was occupied later by the forces of James II.
  • He recaptured Jerusalem, at the siege of which Bar-Cochebas himself was slain.
  • In February 1409 Harlech was also recaptured, and Owen's wife, daughter and grandchildren were taken prisoners.
  • Surprised by the Spaniards in 1597, the city was recaptured from them after a long siege by Henry IV.

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