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Ireland’s Wars: The Yellow Ford

1598 was going to be a pivotal year in the conflict that was engulfing Ireland. After the campaigns that had racked the country¬†over the previous few years, the situation was in a precarious balance. The English remained in place with … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Four Fronts From 1595 To 1597

As 1595 wound down and 1596 began, the Nine Years War continued in its haphazard manner, still yet to evolve into the all or nothing struggle it was later to be defined as. In truth, around this period, the Nine … Continue reading

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