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Ireland’s Wars: The House Of Lancaster In Power

Henry IV had bigger things on his mind then his western colony, and was more noted for campaigns against others then military activities in Ireland. His reign, and the reign of his son, saw the continuation of the fighting in … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: How Art MacMurragh Brought Down The English Monarchy

Richard II had left Ireland in a precarious state in 1395, and his diplomatic attempts at solving the problems there quickly unravelled. His deal with Art MacMurragh was not honoured, and so the King of Leinster could not be relied … Continue reading

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