Granuaile: Grace O'Malley--Ireland's Pirate Queen, C. 1530-1603
Fearless leader by land and by sea, political pragmatist and tactician, rebel, pirate and matriarch, the 'most notorious woman in all the coasts of Ireland' Grace O'Malley challenged and manipulated the turbulent politics of the 16th century - a period of immense social change and political upheaval.Granuaile has become a milestone in Irish publishing and author Anne Chambers the catalyst for the restoration of Grace O'Malley to political, social and maritime history. Over the years Anne's name has become synonymous with Grace O'Malley. In this 30th anniversary edition, as well as some textual additions, the inclusion of new transcriptions of contemporary 16th-century manuscript material, located and deciphered by the author, will be of special interest to students, teachers and historians as well as to the general reader.
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The World of Granuaile
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