[Sir] Charles O’Hara

Life
?1640-1724; 1st Baron Tyrawley, 1706; lieut.-gen. 1st foot, 1688; knighted 1689; served under William III in Flanders; Col. of Royal Fuseliers, distinguished at capture of Vigo and burning of Spanish fleet, 1703; at Guadalajara, 1706; Galway’s second in comm. in Spain, leading left wing at Almanza, wounded; privy councillor; supported Galway against Peterborough; general, 1714; comm. in chief in Ireland, 1714-21. ODNB

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