SULLIVAN, T.D. Bantry, Berehaven and The O’Sullivan Sept.
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With illustrations and large folding map. 127 Cork: Tower Books, 1978. pp. xi, 119. Green papered boards, title in gilt on spine. A very good copy in pictorial dust jacket. Scarce. "The O'Sullivan clan divided into two great branches - O'Sullivan Mór and O'Sullivan Bere. The latter took the lands south of the Kenmare river, in Bere, Bantry and Glanerought. These O'Sullivans played a leading part in the troubles of Elizabeth's reign. At that time Owen O'Sullivan was Chieftain, he made his submission in 1565, and was made a Knight whereby his lands were confirmed to him (thirty-nine quarters - 4,680 acres).
Chapters include: Arrival of the Milesian Invaders in Bantry Bay; The Elizabethan wars; The Desolation of Munster; O'Sullivan commences his famous retreat to the North; The English Market for Irish Heads; Religious Troubles; How the Irish suffered for their Loyalty to King Charles I; The Romantic Career of Morty Oge O'Sullivan; General John Sullivan; The Admirals Sullivan of the British Navy; The Grand Grabber, Sir William Petty, etc." SULLIVAN, T.D.
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