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Dunbar,

town (1991 pop. 6,015), East Lothian, SE Scotland, on the North Sea. It is a fishing center and seaside resort. Dunbar Castle was held by "Black Agnes," countess of Dunbar, against a six-week siege by the English in 1338. Mary Queen of Scots was abducted to the castle by the earl of Bothwell and stayed there the night before her defeat at Carberry Hill (1567). The 1st earl of Murray razed the castle in 1568. Oliver CromwellCromwell, Oliver
, 1599–1658, lord protector of England. Parliamentary General

The son of a gentry family, he entered Cambridge in 1616 but probably left the next year.
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 defeated the Scots at Dunbar in 1650.

Dunbar

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William. ?1460--?1520, Scottish poet, noted for his satirical, allegorical, and elegiac works

Dunbar

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a port and resort in SE Scotland, in East Lothian: scene of Cromwell's defeat of the Scots (1650). Pop.: 6354 (2001)
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