The Life and Times of Aodh O'Neill, Prince of Ulster, Called by the English Hugh, Earl of Tyrone with Some Account of His Predecessors, Con, Shane and Tirlough

The Life and Times of Aodh O'Neill, Prince of Ulster, Called by the English Hugh, Earl of Tyrone with Some Account of His Predecessors, Con, Shane and Tirlough

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...bishops, judges, and "reformation;") and upon those terms he protested that her majesty would have no more devoted subject than he. As for holding com Moryson would have us believe that both at this conference and several others O'Neill made the most abject protestations of repentance and submission, craving pardon on his knees for his " rebellion." But no Irish historian says anything of this; and it is hardly probable that, after such brilliant victories he would so humble himself to those who were entreating for peace. The munications.with Spain, he denied it altogether; but he much feared that Hugh O'Donnell was u disaffected person, and engaged in Bome treasonable correspondence; for he was credibly informed that a ship had arrived from Spain in one of the ports of Tyr-connell. The commissioners were delighted by his zeal and candour, communicated with their government, and were immediately vested with full power to conclude a final peace with O'Neill upon easy terms; and then it was hoped they should soon be able, by his help, to deal with that pestilent O'Donnell. So they wrote again to O'Neill, appointing another meeting at Dundalk, on the second of April, which he "accepted," says Moryson, " with shew of joy;" but when the second of April arrived, and the commissioners waited for him at the place of meeting, he did not condescend to appear. Apparently his end had been answered, and he was not yet ready to assume his new character of a loyal subject. Yet, unwilling to abandon their mission, the English diplomaAbbe Mac Geoghegan says, with some reason, "Les Anglois conviennent qu' on desiroit fort la paix avec O'Neill: mais ils ajoutent que ce Prince et les autres chefs des Catholiques Irlandois...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236541707
  • 9781236541703