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Ireland’s Wars: The First Plantation

Ireland had changed. As the 1540’s went by and Henry VIII left this mortal coil, it was clear that the Tudor dynasty had greater plans for Ireland then a fallback to the previous position of limited intervention and reliance on … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Earl Of Kildare And The Simnel Conspiracy

The Wars of the Roses did not come to a decisive end until the 1480’s, despite the apparent victory of the Yorkist side. As previously mentioned, the three sons of Richard, the Duke of York – Edward, George and namesake … Continue reading

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Invasion And Intervention: The Bruce Campaign

What are the key points for interventionism/invasion in foreign countries and what can we take from history in relation to that topic? On Tuesday I rounded off my discussion of the Bruce campaign in Ireland, fought from 1315-1318, when Edward … Continue reading

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