Description - Consolidating Conquest by Padraig Lenihan
This book covers the crucial period of Irish history from the completion of the Tudor conquest of Ireland and the end of Gaelic resistance to the temporary achievement of political stability in the early eighteenth century. This was a period of not entirely successful attempts to turn Ireland into a kingdom that was thoroughly English in terms of land settlement, law and government. It was also a period of revolts, suppression and the threat of invasion Â of the Ulster plantations, CromwellÂ s campaigns, the massacres of Drogheda and Wexford and the Battle of the BoyneÂ iconic events which laid the foundations for many centuries of trouble to come.
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(236mm x 157mm x 20mm)
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Author Biography - Padraig Lenihan
Padraig Lenihan has spent many years introducing undergraduates to this fascinating period. He is also an experienced author (including 1690: The Battle of the Boyne) who focuses on the history of warfare in Ireland in the mid and late seventeenth-century.