Wars of the Irish Kings: A Thousand Years of Struggle, from the Age of Myth through the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Wars of the Irish Kings: A Thousand Years of Struggle, from the Age of Myth through the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

David W. McCullough


For the 1st thousand years of its background, eire was once formed through its wars. starting with the legends of old battles and warriors, Wars of the Irish Kings strikes via a time whilst heritage and storytelling have been both prized, into the age while historical past used to be as a lot propaganda as truth. This amazing publication tells of tribal battles, international invasions, Viking raids, relations feuds, wars among rival Irish kingdoms, and wars of uprising opposed to the English. whereas the battles shaped the legends of the land, it was once the folk battling the battles—Cuchulain, Finn MacCool, Brian Boru, Robert the Bruce, Elizabeth I, and Hugh O’Donnell—who formed the future and identification of the Irish state.

This is the genuine tale of ways eire got here to be, advised via eyewitness money owed from one thousand years of fight, introduced jointly for the 1st time in a single quantity. It’s a shockingly fast and beautiful portrait of an all-but-forgotten time that solid the eire of this day.

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