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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Derry and the Boyne

a contemporary Catholic account of the Siege of Derry, the Battle of the Boyne, and the general condition of Ireland in the Jacobite war

Author: Brendan Clifford,Nicholas Plunket

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Category: History

Page: 132

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Jacobite Ireland, 1685-91

Author: John Gerald Simms

Publisher: Four Courts Pr Ltd

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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,

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Battle of the Boyne

Author: Pádraig Lenihan

Publisher: Tempus Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780752433042

Category: History

Page: 239

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A history of the Battle of the Boyne