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Ireland’s Wars: Devastation And Surrenders

The conventional war in Ireland was essentially over, the days of sieges and battles now done with. But still the fighting had continued past the fall of Galway, with the various bands of Tories, in some cases reaching immense sizes, … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Glenmaquin

Phelim O’Neill still seemed to be the leader of the rebellion, in the absence of any other stand-put candidate. He was the chief conspirator of the initial uprising still standing, and he controlled significant military forces. But those forces were … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Road To The Confederate Wars

So, we come to the Irish Confederate Wars, also sometimes known as the Eleven Years War or the 1641 Rebellion, one facet of the War of the Three Kingdoms, a flowery title for the English Civil War (all three of … Continue reading

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