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Ireland’s Wars: The End Of The Bruce Campaign

Ireland in 1318. An island in chaos. In the north Edward Bruce was in control, holding the allegiance of the Ulster natives, only a hop, skip and jump from a supply base in Scotland. In the east, the Anglo-Norman position … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Edward Bruce And The Scottish Invasion

As the 14th century progressed, the Norman problems in Ireland continued to get worse, as the shortfall of manpower and finances meant continuing difficulties against the native Kingdoms. More and more, the Normans, now more readily identified in history as … Continue reading

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