Henry. 1611–51, English Parliamentarian general in the Civil War; son-in-law of Oliver Cromwell. His plan for a constitutional monarchy was rejected by Charles I (1647), whose death warrant he signed; lord deputy of Ireland (1650–51)
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How to use Ireton in a sentence
Cromwell, and the unbroken parts of Ireton's wing, were meanwhile charging into the flanks and rear of the royalist infantry.Battles of English History | H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
But you are not to think that no one has seen the great world save only yourself, Captain Ireton.
Madam Ireton, I'll put you on your honor: you may have access to him, but there must be no messages carried in or out.
With the Ireton acres hers by double right, the baronet would press his suit with greater vigor than before.
Ease your mind on that score, Captain Ireton, and come along with us, if you have nothing better to do.