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The Resource The Irish Rebellion of 1641 and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, Eamon Darcy

The Irish Rebellion of 1641 and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, Eamon Darcy

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The Irish Rebellion of 1641 and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms
Title
The Irish Rebellion of 1641 and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms
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Eamon Darcy
Title variation
The Irish Rebellion of 1641 & the Wars of the Three Kingdoms
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Language
eng
Summary
After an evening spent drinking with Irish conspirators, an inebriated Owen Connelly confessed to the main colonial administrators in Ireland that a plot was afoot to root out and destroy Ireland's English and Protestant population. Within days English colonists in Ireland believed that a widespread massacre of Protestant settlers was taking place. Desperate for aid, they began to canvass their colleagues in England for help, claiming that they were surrounded by an evil popish menace bent on destroying their community. Soon sworn statements, later called the 1641 depositions, confirmed their fears (despite little by way of eye-witness testimony). In later years, Protestant commentators could point to the 1641 rebellion as proof of Catholic barbarity and perfidy. However, as the author demonstrates, despite some of the outrageous claims made in the depositions, the myth of 1641 became more important than the reality. The aim of this book is to investigate how the rebellion broke out and whether there was a meaning in the violence which ensued. It also seeks to understand how the English administration in Ireland portrayed these events to the wider world, and to examine whether and how far their claims were justified. Did they deliberately construct a narrative of death and destruction that belied what really happened? An obvious, if overlooked, context is that of the Atlantic world; and particular questions asked are whether the English colonists drew upon similar cultural frameworks to describe atrocities in the Americas; how this shaped the portrayal of the 1641 rebellion in contemporary pamphlets; and the effect that this had on the wider Wars of the Three Kingdoms between England, Ireland and Scotland. Dr Eamon Darcy is a research assistant in the School of Histories and Humanities at Trinity College, Dublin
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Darcy, Eamon
Dewey number
941.506
Index
index present
LC call number
DA943
LC item number
.D37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Ireland
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
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The Irish Rebellion of 1641 and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, Eamon Darcy
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 02 Oct 2015)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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Contents
Representing violence and empire : Ireland and the wider world -- Imagined violence? : the outbreak of the 1641 rebellion in Ireland -- Manufacturing massacre : the 1641 depositions and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms -- The 1641 rebellion and violence in the new and old worlds -- Contesting the 1641 rebellion -- Conclusion : the 1641 rebellion in its British, European and Atlantic world context
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CR9781782040705
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 212 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782040705
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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digital, PDF file(s).
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remote
Label
The Irish Rebellion of 1641 and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, Eamon Darcy
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 02 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Representing violence and empire : Ireland and the wider world -- Imagined violence? : the outbreak of the 1641 rebellion in Ireland -- Manufacturing massacre : the 1641 depositions and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms -- The 1641 rebellion and violence in the new and old worlds -- Contesting the 1641 rebellion -- Conclusion : the 1641 rebellion in its British, European and Atlantic world context
Control code
CR9781782040705
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 212 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782040705
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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