Cambrensis Eversus, Seu Potius Historica Fides in Rebus Hibernicis Giraldo Cambrensi Abrogata Ed. with Transl. by Matthew Kelly Volume 3

Cambrensis Eversus, Seu Potius Historica Fides in Rebus Hibernicis Giraldo Cambrensi Abrogata Ed. with Transl. by Matthew Kelly Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ... oculos alii effossos, aut manus pedesve amputatos, ipsi oculis, manibusve aut pedibus capti esse cogerentur. Sed Cormacus Hiberniae quoque rex Virginei partus anno 266 extinctus, omnes Hiberniae reges Christianae fidei luce nondum perfusos, legibus condendis et populis earum observatione accurate imbuendis, longo intervallo antecelluit. Illae porro in ' In June, 1069, the two sons of Ha-followers were cut off in two engagerold returned n second time from Ire-ments fought on the same day. See land, and landed near Plymouth. The Lingard, History of England, vol. i. leaders escaped, but almost all their p. 448. Fifth edition. The remnant flying from the field took refuge in their ships, and contrived to make their escape, but spread general grief throughout Ireland on their return, when they told the fate of their companions." Walsinghanfl records the same fact in his Hypodigma of N eustria, p. 4-37. Now few writers make this Diarmaid king of Ireland, but all agree that he was king of Leinster. His reign lasted from 1052 to 1072. His great exploits had spread far and wide the glory of his name. H e made several expeditions into Munster, crushed the commotions excited against him, and compelled the Munstermen to give submission and hostages to Toirdhealbhach O'Briain, son of Tadhg. Mnircheartach, son of Donnchadh was the competitor of Toirdhealbhach for the throne; but Diarmaid preferred the latter, who was his foster-son. The men of Meath and Connacht were also attacked by Diarmaid, and he conferred and took away the crown of Munster at his pleasure, so that he was undisputed master of Leath Mogha at least. His great renown led foreigners to believe that he was monarch of Ireland, because they were unacquainted with the divisions...show more

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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123677941X
  • 9781236779410