Tag Archives: 1603

Ireland’s Wars: The Flight Of The Earls

The Nine Years War was finished, the English triumphant and the Irish rebels defeated. What was left was the aftermath. In this postbellum period, we must first look to some bizarre happenings further south, a strange half-rebellion that erupted in … Continue reading

Posted in History, Ireland, Ireland's Wars, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ireland’s Wars: Mellifont

The Nine Years War had reached its ninth year. The winter of 1602/03 had been a bitter one for the population of Ulster, and Ireland in general, who struggled to survive amidst the scourge of a famine, the weather and … Continue reading

Posted in History, Ireland, Ireland's Wars, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ireland’s Wars: Mellifont

The Nine Years War had reached its ninth year. The winter of 1602/03 had been a bitter one for the population of Ulster, and Ireland in general, who struggled to survive amidst the scourge of a famine, the weather and … Continue reading

Posted in History, Ireland, Ireland's Wars, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments