BAGWELL, Richard. Ireland Under The Tudors. With a succinct account of the earlier history. Three volumes. Illustrated with 7 maps, coloured in outline.


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London: Longmans, 1885/90. First edition. Octavo. pp. (1) xxiii, 414, (2) xi, 391, (3) xvii, 502. , + erratum. Modern half brown morocco on cloth boards, titled in gilt. Ex lib with labels and neat stamps. A good set. Rare.
This work deals at length with: The Celtic Constitution, Tribal System and Celtic Land Law; The Northmen, Turgesius, Danes and Norwegians, Battle of Clontarf; The Reign of Henry II, Ireland given to England by the Popes, Anglo-Normans in Ireland, Strongbow, Henry II in Ireland, Viceroyalty of John; From John’s Visit in 1210 to the Bruce Invasion, John Lord and King of Ireland, Leinster Divided after Strongbow’s Death, The De Burgos in Connaught, Colony declines under Henry III, The Colonists become ‘Hibernis ipsis Hiberniores’, Irish Corporate Towns, Anglo-Norman Families; From 1346 to the Accession of Henry VII, Lionel, Duke of Clarence, The Statute of Kilkenny, Richard II’s first visit, His second visit, Henry IV and V neglect Ireland, Richard of York made Lord-Lieutenant; The Irish Parliament, Growth of Representative Institutions, The Sphere of English Law, The Parliament of Kilkenny not representative of Ireland, The Peerage, The Clergy, The Viceroy; The Reign of Henry VII, The Fitzgeralds were Yorkists, The Butlers Lancastrians, Lambert Simnel Crowned in Ireland, The York Yorkists cut to pieces at Stoke; Mission of Sir Richard Edgcombe; The Butlers and the Geraldines, Power of the Kildare family, Battle of Knocktoe; From the Accession of Henry VIII to the year 1534, The Kildare and Ormonde families, O’Donnell and O’Neill, Desmond and the MacCarthies; The Geraldine Rebellion - Skeffington’s Administration; The O’Neills, Grey in the West of Ireland, Grey and the O’Connors, The O’Carrolls, The O’Mores, Case of the O’Tooles, Henry VIII made King of Ireland by Act of Parliament; 1541 to the close of the reign of Henry VIII, MacWilliam Burke made Earl of Clanricarde, The MacDonnells in Antrim, The Lord of the Isles in Ireland; The Irish Church under Henry VIII; The Reign of Mary, etc.



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