Siege of Carlisle (1645)

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Coordinates: 54°53′42″N 2°56′02″W / 54.895°N 2.934°W / 54.895; -2.934

After the storming of Newcastle in October 1644, General Alexander Leslie, 1st Earl of Leven returned with part of the Scottish army into Cumberland and besieged Carlisle. The garrison and the townsmen were put on short allowance by the end of February 1645, but did not surrender until 25 June 1645.

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