O’SULLIVAN, Florence. The History of Kinsale
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O’SULLIVAN, Florence. The History of Kinsale. With illustrations and folding maps. Dublin: James Duffy & Co., 1916. pp. [x], 240. Green cloth, titled in gilt. Previous owner’s inscription on front pastedown. A very good copy. Scarce first edition. Early Tribulations - The Building of the Town Walls; The Trade of the Colonists-England’s Jealousy of the Colonists’ Trade - Repression and Destruction - The Town Constitution Powers of the ‘Sovereign’; Kinsale under the Tudors - The Geraldine Rebellion; The Landing of the Spaniard - Historical Review; The Siege of Kinsale - O’Donnell’s Famous March Southward - Carew Checkmated; The Siege - Taking of Castle Park; The Siege, continued - Don Juan’s Answer to the Summons to Surrender - Location of Besiegers identified by
Present Day References - Desperate Sally by Besieged; Approach of O’Neill; The Battle of Kinsale - Scene of the Encounter - Defeat of O’Neill; O’Donnell sets out to Exile - His Death in Spain - “Lament of Hugh Roe “ - Exile of O’Neill and O’Sullivan; End of the Siege of Kinsale - Surrender of D’Aquila - Articles of Composition - O’Sullivan-Beare’s Resolve to Defend Dunboy; Erection of Fort at Castle Park - Kinsale and Trinity College Library; The Rebellion of 1641 - Bennett’s History of Bandon Calumnies Refuted - Cromwell’s Visit to Kinsale; The Restoration Period - Proclamation of Charles II - Rejoicing in Kinsale - Erection of Charles Fort; James II. - Landing at Kinsale - Popular Rejoicing The Patriot Parliament of 1689; The Second Battle of Kinsale (1690); England’s Legislative Dealing with Ireland’s Trade - Kinsale’s Industries - Comparison with Bandon; Interesting Family Records - The Galwey Family - The Roches, etc.
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