Macariae Excidium, Or the Destruction of Cyprus; Being a Secret History of the War of the Revolution in Ireland, by Colonel Charles O'Kelly ... Edited from Four English Copies, and a Latin Ms. in the Royal Irish Academy (etc.)

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The Catholic encyclopedia;

an international work of reference on the constitution, doctrine, discipline, and history of the Catholic church;

Author: Charles George Herbermann

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Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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History of the Catholic Church

Author: James MacCaffrey

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781505939729


Page: 330

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History of the Catholic Church, Vol. 1 is a classic religious history text by Rev. James MacCaffrey. The fifteenth century may be regarded as a period of transition from the ideals of the Middle Ages to those of modern times. The world was fast becoming more secular in its tendencies, and, as a necessary result, theories and principles that had met till then with almost universal acceptance in literature, in art, in education, and in government, were challenged by many as untenable.

Jacobite Ireland, 1685-91

Author: John Gerald Simms

Publisher: Four Courts Pr Ltd


Category: History

Page: 297

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This detailed study first appeared in 1979. It traces the course of a critical period of Irish history: from the accession of James II to the surrender of Limerick, which made William of Orange master of the whole country. It takes the story from the Catholic revival that followed the accession of James II to the treaty of Limerick, which led to a century of Protestant ascendancy and penal laws. Much of the book is concerned with the war of the two kings, which coincided with a struggle for power between the Protestant settlers and the older inhabitants who were Catholic. The siege of Derry and the battle of the Boyne are still commemorated, and Dr Simms shows how the tensions of modern Ulster have their origins in the seventeenth century. Considerable attention is paid to the European implications of the conflict, which is shown as part of the contest between Louis XIV and the Grand Alliance. French, Danish and Dutch sources are used to illustrate the course of events in Ireland and,