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George Monck (1608 - 1670):
Governor of Ulster


George Monck came to Ireland in 1641 as commander of an English regiment sent to crush the rebellion. After he returned to England he was taken prisoner by the parliamentary forces, but on changing sides, he was released and appointed general of the English parliamentary army in Ireland. He was Governor of Ulster and in 1648 was responsible for the capture of Robert Monro. In 1649, as Governor of Carrickfergus, he made peace with Owen Roe O'Neill and surrendered Dundalk. He then left Ireland.

Born: 6 December 1608
Died: 3 January 1670
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