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A General History of Ireland Volume 2; From the Earliest Accounts to the Close of the Twelfth Century, Collected from the Most Authentic Records. in Which New and Interesting Lights Are Thrown on the Remote Histories of Other Nations as Well as of Both Br (Paperback) Loot Price: R512
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A General History of Ireland Volume 2; From the Earliest Accounts to the Close of the Twelfth Century, Collected from the Most...

A General History of Ireland Volume 2; From the Earliest Accounts to the Close of the Twelfth Century, Collected from the Most Authentic Records. in Which New and Interesting Lights Are Thrown on the Remote Histories of Other Nations as Well as of Both Br (Paperback)

Sylvester O'Halloran

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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. 1778 Excerpt: ...lives dearly; but the Danes had it in charge to take them alive, which they at length effected. Sitric received them with all the cruelty of an insulting tyrant, and had even the heads of their young nobility exposed in their presence; upbraiding them with all the Danish blood they had spilt, and vowing that they should never return to Munster, till all the cities were restored to him, and a proper Eric paid, for every Dane who fell since the taking of Limeric. The news of the capture of the king of Munster, and of thV destruction of all the young nobility in his train, silled that whole people with horror and Consternation; since there was scarce a' great house in the province, that had not lost a son or a brother. With this melancholy account came the Danish proposals, from which they would not recede; but Ceallachan sent private in-A.C. slructions to Cineidi, by no means to hearken to them, but to arm all Munster, and pursue the Danes to Ardmach, where they intended to remove him. At the same time he recommended to him, to collect all the naval power, to proceed to Dundalk, where the Danish fleet then lay, and which he apprehended was to carry him to Denmark. - Should these man uvres (said he), prove " unsuccessful, have no further regard to our situations, but pur- sue the barbarous Danes. Assume the crown of Munster, which " your virtues so justly entitle you to, and take ample revenge " on the kings of Tara and Leinster for their base treachery." On consultation, it was agreed to pursue the advice of Ceallachan. Expresses were sent to collect the troops, and for these chiefs whose duty it was to be always ready with their ships, to attend the calls of their country, to proceed to sea by that day week for Dundalk; whi...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Sylvester O'Halloran
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 128
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-50380-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-50380-7
Barcode: 9781231503805

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