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Ireland’s Wars: The Siege Of Maynooth

Things weren’t looking good for Thomas Fitzgerald as 1534 drew to a close and 1535 began. His failure to take Dublin was a disaster, he was unable to get those Irish inclined to his cause to cough up many men … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Silken Rebellion

1534 and the events that took place in that year are very important in the military history of Ireland. The rebellion that broke out in the east of this country has the peculiar honour of frequently being placed at the … Continue reading

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