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Ireland’s Wars: Richard And Art

As the 14th century drew to a close, a century that had seen English control over Ireland fluctuate wildly, gradually decline, then stabilise in the core region in the Pale and partly around it, two great figures of the two … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Prince Lionel And The Statutes Of Kilkenny

Ireland in 1361 was an island in two halves. One half, centred around the “Pale” region with some loyal Earldoms surrounding it, was under English control to a recognisable extent. The other half had fallen back into the hands of … Continue reading

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