Irish Wars, 1485-1603 by Ian Heath
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Irish Wars, 1485-1603
By Ian Heath

The Irish Wars, 1485-1603

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Irish Wars, 1485-1603 by Ian Heath

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The Reformation in England further distanced the Irish, as the majority of Irishmen adhered stubbornly to their Catholicism. Eventually, in Elizabeth's reign, both sides resorted to the use of force on a large scale in a series of bloody wars and rebellions that were to culminate in the Earl of Tyrone's "Great Rebellion" of 1595-1603. This text by Ian Heath looks at the history, organization and tactics of the armies of the Irish Wars (1485-1603), armies which included such troops as the fearsome Irish Galloglasses, who bore a deadly axe six feet long with a blade that was one foot broad!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781855322806
ISBN-10: 1855322803
Format: Paperback
(250mm x 185mm x 6mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Mar-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ian Heath

Ian Heath is a highly respected author, and has written a number of Osprey titles, including MAA 89 Byzantine Armies 886-1118, MAA 287 Byzantine Armies 1118-1461 and MAA 275 The Taiping Rebellion 1851-66. Ian lives and works in Cambridgeshire, UK.

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