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Ireland’s Wars: The First Jacobite Campaign

Things were starting to edge out of control in Ireland, as 1688 came to an end and 1689, a year promising bloodshed, began. Richard Talbot held most of Ireland in the name of James II, now in France, exiled from … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Glorious Revolution

So, just what did happen to bring about the War of the Two Kings? We’ve covered some of the political developments in the inter-war period that affected both Britain and Ireland, but now is the time to go into greater … Continue reading

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