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Confederate Ireland 1642-1649

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Published by Four Courts Press .
Written in English


  • British & Irish history: c 1500 to c 1700,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • History: World,
  • Ireland - History,
  • Reference,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Political History,
  • Ireland,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • Seventeenth Century,
  • Politics and government,
  • 17th century,
  • Civil War, 1642-1649,
  • Great Britain,
  • History,
  • Irish Confederation, 1642-1648

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8972407M
ISBN 101851824006
ISBN 109781851824007

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Ireland witnessed major military and political upheavals during the s, culminating in the Cromwellian invasion and conquest. Throughout this turbulent decade, the confederate association in Kilkenny, the only example of sustained self-government by the Catholic Irish on a national level prior to , controlled most of the country. Here the author examines political and constitutional developments in confederate Ireland, from the formation of embryonic governmental institutions in , . Hitherto the old Irish and the old Anglo-Irish Catholics had acted without concert. But the Catholic clergy exerted themselves to bring about union; and on the 24th of October a general assembly or parliament—delegates of the most distinguished persons from both sides—met in Kilkenny: this is known as the "Confederation of Kilkenny.". Micheál, Ó Siochrú, 'Confederate Ireland a constitutional and political analysis', [thesis], Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of History, , pp Download Item:Cited by:

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link)Author: Miche?l? Siochr? ‘The centre cannot hold: Ireland ’, in Michael J. Braddick (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the English Revolution (Oxford University Press, ), pp 'Civil autonomy and military power in early modern Ireland, Journal of Early Modern History, 15 (), p31 - ‘Atrocity, codes of conduct. This book evaluates the Confederate Catholic war effort from the preceeding phase of localized insurgency, through the formation of a national self-government in , until the Confederate Catholic regime was finally subsumed in a broad pan-Royalist alliance in Ratings: 0. Confederate Ireland, a constitutional and political analysis. [Micheál Ó Siochrú] -- "This book examines political and constitutional developments in confederate Ireland from the formation of embryonic governmental institutions in until the signing of the 'Second Ormond Peace'.

Michael O. Siochru is the author of Confederate Ireland ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published )5/5(2). Troops from England and Scotland fought in Ireland, and Irish Confederate troops mounted an expedition to Scotland in , sparking the Scottish Civil War. There, the Royalists gained a series of victories in –, but were crushed after the main Covenanter armies returned to Scotland upon the end of the first English Civil : English Parliamentary Army victory over all other . 'Confederate Ireland a constitutional and political analysis has been republished in paperback. The judgement of Irish Historical Studies – that 'it will be the standard authority on the subject for many years to come” – has, like the book itself, stood the test of time', History Ireland (January/February ). Buy Confederate Ireland, by Dr. Micheal O Siochru, John Morrell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.