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    History of Drogheda and its Environs, p. 240. D’Alton, The History of Drogheda and its Environs, pp 243-45. D’Alton, The History of Drogheda and its Environs, pp 246-47. Anon, ‘A glorious victory, obtained by S. Henry Tichbourne, and Captaine Marroe over therebels, at a place called Dundalke neere Dublin’, p. 1 (Printed at London: for John Wright, 1642.) Wing (2nd ed.) / G869, Thomason / 25:E.143[9] British Library, Source: EEBO Document Images, pp 1-2. D’Alton, The History of Drogheda and its Environs

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    conquer. Wexford was a well established fort on the southern side of Ireland, and Drogheda was a fort in the middle of Ireland. After taking Drogheda, Cromwell marched south to Wexford. This was considered the last major resistance to the English advance. When Cromwell’s army reached Wexford, a defecting officer allowed his army to march into the fort and conquer it. After this, his army moved west. Many villages after Drogheda and Wexford did not want to be under Cromwell’s rule, but the Protectorate offered

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    Oliver Cromwell is – and has always been – one of the most controversial characters in British and Irish history. There are few people in Great Britain and Ireland today who have not yet heard of Oliver Cromwell and either loathe him or see him as a hero. Yet, the world is not black and white and so is the truth about Cromwell. In order to understand his role in both countries as a whole, one has to look at the perspective of both nations, Cromwell’s beliefs and his motives. Oliver Cromwell’s religious

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    Roger Howell Jr, questions previ... ... middle of paper ... ... political symbolism in eighteenth century England’ in R. C. Richardson (ed.), Images of Oliver Cromwell:essays by and for Roger Howell, jr (Manchester, 1993) Morrill, J., ‘The Drogheda massacre on Cromwellian context’ in David Edwardstand others (eds), Age of Atrocity: violence and poliitical conflict in early modern Ireland (Dublin, 2007) Morrill, J., ‘The making of Oliver Cromwell’ in Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution

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    Throughout the seventeenth century, Europe was in a state of crisis. In many countries, violent revolts and riots were not out of the ordinary. In most of these cases of violence, human behaviors and actions of the controlling governments and royalty authorities were the underlying factors that set the stage for the chaotic state. However, in all of the instances of revolt and anarchy seen throughout Europe, religious behaviors and influences were the most prominent and contributing cause that sparked

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    For the past two and a half years two I have been a part of the first Drogheda Youth Bank. Youth Bank is an international programme that encourages young people to raise grants for local youth projects. My team and I worked diligently for two years and raised 2400 euro to fund a movie, secondary school spirit week and an art

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    Brian Friel's "Translations" 'Translations' by Brian Friel can be appreciated and understood without knowledge of Irelands social, political and linguistic history. It can be enjoyed simply as a drama that incorporates comedy, tragedy and romance. However, with a greater understanding of Irelands history, such as the effect the 'great famine' had on the ordinary people of Ireland the play * In 'Translations' the people of Baile Beag show hostility towards the English army who have been

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    “The Only Son” is a poem that combines both of Katharine Tynan-Hinkson’s main themes throughout her works, religion and motherhood. The name itself is an allusion to Jesus, the “only begotten Son” (The Holy Bible: King James Version, John 3:16) of God. Tynan-Hinkson was paralleling the mother’s strong feelings for her son with God’s strong feelings for Jesus. In Katharine Tynan-Hinkson's poem "The Only Son", she uses capitalization, punctuation and syntax to accentuate her extensive Catholic background

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    The Effects of Bloody Sunday Bloody Sunday marked the day of a out lash of great hatred which burns strong even today. Bloody Sunday started when the Catholics started a march for civil rights; better housing and comparative costs for the housing as Protestants had better housing for the same rent as the Catholics did even when they had the worst housing. The march also focused on Interment, and the infringement on their rights because of that; Interment meant that the police could

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    of there and re-gather then move onto England to try to take over it. The country came to a very bloody weekend during Oliver Cromwell's time as he was a puritan and hated all Catholics so when he went over killed many people at it's worst in Drogheda. Were there was a mighty rebellion, which Oliver reacted in a very harsh and bloody way killing everyone. Before the British settled the country was one country all owned by Ireland with 26 counties, but when they came most went to Ulster the

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