Maurice Tiernay, Soldier of Fortune

Maurice Tiernay, Soldier of Fortune

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Neither the tastes nor the temper of the age we live in are such as to induce any man to boast of his family nobility. We see too many preparations around us for laying down new foundations, to think it a suitable occasion for alluding to the ancient edifice. I will, therefore, confine myself to saying, that I am not to be regarded as a mere pretender because my name is not chronicled by Burke or Debrett. My great-grandfather, after whom I am called, served on the personal staff of King James at the Battle of the Boyne, and was one of the few who accompanied the monarch on his flight from the field, for which act of devotion he was created a peer of Ireland, by the style and title of Timmahoo-Lord Tiernay, of Timmahoo the family called it-and a very rich-sounding and pleasant designation has it always seemed to me.show more

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  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 10.16mm | 521.63g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514394707
  • 9781514394700

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