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William Nugent (soldier)

William Nugent (died 1690) was an Irish soldier of the seventeenth century.

An Irish Catholic, he was a Jacobite supporter of James II. The King appointed him Lord Lieutenant of County Longford.[1] He also served as a Brigadier in the Irish Army. In February 1690 he was fatally wounded during the Battle of Cavan, a Jacobite defeat fought near the town of Cavan in southern Ulster.[2]

References

  1. ^ Childs p.189
  2. ^ Childs p.191

Bibliography

  • Childs, John. The Williamite Wars in Ireland. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2007.


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