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Ireland’s Wars: The Earl Of Kildare And The Simnel Conspiracy

The Wars of the Roses did not come to a decisive end until the 1480’s, despite the apparent victory of the Yorkist side. As previously mentioned, the three sons of Richard, the Duke of York – Edward, George and namesake … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: How Art MacMurragh Brought Down The English Monarchy

Richard II had left Ireland in a precarious state in 1395, and his diplomatic attempts at solving the problems there quickly unravelled. His deal with Art MacMurragh was not honoured, and so the King of Leinster could not be relied … Continue reading

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