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Ireland’s Wars: John’s Second Visit

The Anglo-Normans in Ireland were rebelling and fighting with each other pell-mell, damaging wars that left the English effort to expand against the natives neutered. King John’s second expedition to Ireland was just a larger part of his repeatedly fractious … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Anarchy Under John

Having briefly discussed Ireland’s mostly unnoteworthy relationship with the Crusades in the last entry, we shall now press on with the narrative of the Anglo-Norman presence Ireland, beginning with the reign of the largely absent Richard I. Ireland was marked … Continue reading

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