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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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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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