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    DescriptionThe Nine Years War was the greatest challenge that Gaelic Ireland presented to the Elizabethan English state. The role played by the young chieftain, Red Hugh ODonnell (15721602), in the Gaelic confederacy which fought this war, was crucial. Without him, the possibility of such successful and wide-ranging resistance to the expansion of English power in Ireland would not have possible. This book represents a major reappraisal of ODonnells role. It is a study of how the abuse of power by English captains and officials led to the growth of anti-English sentiment in the lordship of Tr Chonaill and in ODonnells thinking itself, due in large part to his imprisonment in Dublin Castle. It is also a study in how the Gaelic lordships of Ulster proved themselves to be capable of military and political innovation, to enable their leaders to fashion a formidable confederacy which came very close to ending English sovereignty over Ireland.


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    Title
    Red Hugh O'Donnell and the Nine Years War
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Darren McGettigan
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781851828876
    ISBN 10: 1851828877
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBR
    BIC subject category V2: HBLH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JB, 3JD
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET090
    Ingram Theme: CULT/IRELND
    B&T General Subject: 431
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 15
    BISAC V2.8: HIS018000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO000000
    DC22: 941.505, 941.505092
    LC classification: DA937.5.O3 M34 2005
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NHD
    Illustrations note
    Colour Illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    Four Courts Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Four Courts Press Ltd
    Publication date
    01 October 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Dublin