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Ireland’s Wars: A Summary Of The War Of The Two Kings

So, another review of another conflict has come to an end, this one exceedingly shorter than the last, but no less fascinating. As has become my habit, I’d like to take the time to write up a quick summary of … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Wild Geese And Broken Treaties

Firstly, before discussing what came after, we need to look at the military situation, in Limerick and in the larger conflict, if we are to understand what occurred there in late September and early October. The facts are simple: Ginkel’s … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Rinuccini, Glamorgan And Coote In Sligo

In order to understand the next phase of the Irish Confederate Wars, and the way that the war in Ireland could alter the way things were going in England, we need briefly discuss some of the foreign powers that were … Continue reading

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The Treaty: 90 Years On, And Still Dividing Us

Those with a mind for historical documents and the Irish Revolutionary period will greatly enjoy this online exhibit, showcasing the various documents arising out of the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations in 1921, including the original treaty itself. The actual Treaty is … Continue reading

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NFB’s Decisive Battles Of The World: Fontenoy

How many of these decisive battles involve England or France? Name: The Battle of Fontenoy The War: The War of the Austrian Succession When:  11 May 1745 Where: Outside the town of Fontenoy, a few miles south-east of the city … Continue reading

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