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List of sieges of Gibraltar

Index List of sieges of Gibraltar

There have been fourteen recorded sieges of Gibraltar. [1]

14 relations: Battle of Gibraltar, Catalan Bay, Fortifications of Gibraltar, Governor's Lookout Battery, Ignace-François de Glymes-Brabant, Lord of la Falize, Joaquín Blake, Kersal, Mary Ann Parker, Ninth Siege of Gibraltar, Orange Bastion, Regiment of Hibernia, Roger Aytoun, Witham's Cemetery, 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot.

Battle of Gibraltar

The Battle of Gibraltar can refer to several historical events.

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Catalan Bay

Catalan Bay (La Caleta) is a small bay and fishing village in Gibraltar, on the eastern side of The Rock away from the main city.

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Fortifications of Gibraltar

The fortifications of Gibraltar have made the Rock of Gibraltar and its environs "probably the most fought over and most densely fortified place in Europe, and probably, therefore, in the world", as Field Marshal Sir John Chapple has put it.

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Governor's Lookout Battery

Governor's Lookout Battery is one of the many artillery batteries in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar, which served to protect it against its many sieges.

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Ignace-François de Glymes-Brabant, Lord of la Falize

Ignace-François de Glymes-Brabant (29 March 1677 - 5 November 1755) was a Flemish born general at the service of Imperial Spain.

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Joaquín Blake

Joaquín Blake y Joyes (Vélez-Málaga, 19 August 1759 – 27 April 1827, Valladolid) was a Spanish military officer who served with distinction in the French Revolutionary and Peninsular wars.

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Kersal

Kersal is an area of the City of Salford in Greater Manchester, England, northwest of Manchester city centre.

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Mary Ann Parker

Mary Ann Parker (1765/6–1848) was an English traveller and writer whose 1795 book A Voyage Round the World, in the Gorgon Man of War included the first published description by a woman of an Australian colony.

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Ninth Siege of Gibraltar

The Ninth Siege of Gibraltar was a fifteen-month-long siege of the town of Gibraltar that lasted from 1466 until 1467.

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Orange Bastion

The Orange Bastion is one of the many bastions in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar, which served to protect it against its many sieges.

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Regiment of Hibernia

The Regimiento Hibernia ("Regiment of Hibernia") was one of the Spanish army's foreign regiments (Infantería de línea extranjera).

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Roger Aytoun

Major General Roger Aytoun was a soldier at the Great Siege of Gibraltar who came to notice when he married an ageing widow and was given Hough Hall in Manchester.

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Witham's Cemetery

Witham's Cemetery is a cemetery in Gibraltar.

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58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot

The 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot was a British Army line infantry regiment, raised in 1755.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_sieges_of_Gibraltar

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