|Start year:||1649, August|
|Short description:||Cromwell's campaign in Ireland|
|Medium description:||Cromwell's retribution for the Catholic rebellion of 1641, among its many results was the replacement of large parts of the Irish landowning class with, among others, 35,000 English soldiers.|
Cromwell left Ireland in the spring of 1650 but the campaign continued till May 1652 with the fall of Galway. Cromwell's son-in-law, Henry Ireton took control on Cromwell's departure and he was followed by Edmund Ludlow and Charles Fleetwood.