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2019-10-17 15:28
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to room encouraging her men to fight bravely. A big gun on top of the castle killed so many of the English soldiers that they began to give up the fight. The man in charge of the big gun asked her for a drink. The Countess gave him a drink of buttermilk. The man was so angry when he didn't get beer that he would not fire another shot. There was no-one else in the castle able to use the gun. Cromwell then came along and took the castle easily and killed all its defenders.