A Popular History of Ireland: from the Earliest Period to the Emancipation of the Catholics, Book 05 cover

A Popular History of Ireland: from the Earliest Period to the Emancipation of the Catholics, Book 05

Thomas D’Arcy McGee (1825-1868)

1. 01 – The Rise of the Red Earl; Relations of Ireland and Scotland
2. 02 – The Northern Irish Enter into Alliance with King Robert
3. 03 – Bruce’s Second Campaign, and Coronation at Dundalk; The Rising in Connaught; Battle of Athenry; Robert Bruce in Ireland
4. 04 – Battle of Faughard and Death of King Edward Bruce; Consequences of His Invasion; Extinction of the Earldom of Ulster; Irish Opinion of Edward Bruce

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Summary

Thomas D’Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassing twelve books; Book 5 begins with the rise of the “Red Earl” and addresses the relations between Scotland and Ireland during the time of Robert the Bruce and his immediate successors..