General Humbert Lands in Killala Bay

22nd August 1798
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On the 22nd of August 1798, General Humbert landed in Killala Bay, County Mayo. 

With him he had about 1,100 French men ready to fight, as well as a three great ships. 

Humbert was there to aid the Irish patriots in their cause in the Rebellion of 1798. 

 

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