The Story of Ireland: A Narrative of Irish History from the Earliest Ages to the Insurrection of 1867, Written for the Youth of Ireland

Forsideomslag
P. J. Kenedy, 1892 - 657 sider
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The death of King Conor Mac Nessa
35
The Golden Age of PreChristian Erinn
38
The death of King Dahi 19
42
How Ireland received the Christian Faith
45
Chapter Page
46
A retrospective glance at pagan Ireland
51
St Columba led blindfolded into the Convention
55
Chapter Page
63
The Danes in Ireland
74
The murder of King Mahon
78
Chapter Page
83
How a dark thundercloud gathered over Ireland
85
The glorious day of Clontarf
89
Brian on the morning of Clontarf
95
After the Battle The scene upon Ossorys plain The last days of national freedom
99
How England became a compact kingdom while Ireland was breaking into fragments
103
How Henry the Second feigned wondrous anxiety to heal the disorders of Ireland
106
The treason of Diarmid MMurrogh
108
The Norman landing
112
The meeting of Eva and Strongbow
119
How Herry recalled the adventurers How he came over himself to punish them and befriend the Irish
121
How Henry made a treaty with the Irish kingand did not keep it
127
The Deathbed of King Henry the Second
132
How the AngloNorman colony fared
135
The bier that conquered The story of Godfrey of Tyrconnell
140
Godfrey of Tyrconnell borne into battle
145
How the Irish nation awoke from its trance and flung off its chains The career of King Edward Bruce
150
How this bright day of independence was turned to gloom How the seasons fought agninst Ireland and famine fought for England
156
Edward Bruce crowned king of Ireland
161
Mac Murrough warned of the plot by his Bard
169
invincible Irish prince aud was utterly defented as before
177
How a new element of antagonism came into the struggle How
184
Those Geraldines those Geraldines 159
196
Silken Thonias flings up the Sword of State
201
Tbe Reformers at their work
207
Edward Mary and Elizabeth The career
216
Dunboy besieged
295
The retreat to Leitrim the most romantic and gallant achievement
312
How the government and Hugh made a trenty of peace How England
322
The Flight of the Earls
327
The Princes received by the Pope
337
Authentic portrait of Owen Roe ONeill
370
ists and the Confederates concluded an honorable peace
377
How King James the Second by arbitrarily asserting liberty of con
400
Battle of the Boyne
410
fields midnight ridethe fate of Williams siege train
426
Sarsfield captures the Siege Train
433
How they kept the bridge at Athlone
447
The Culloden of Ireland How Aughrim was fought and lost
451
How glorious Limerick once more braved the ordeal How at length
462
How the treaty of Limerick was broken and trampled under foot by
469
Mass on the Mountain in the Penal times
477
How Ireland began to awaken from the sleep of slavery The dawn
488
What national independence accomplished for Ireland How England
501
How the British minister forced on the rising The fate of the brave
509
The capture of Lord Edward Fitzgerald
515
How the government conspiracy now achieved its purpose How
520
Irelaud after the Union The story of Robert Emmet
531
olic Emancipation
540
How the Irish people next sought to achieve the restoration of their
546
How the horrors of the famine had their effect on Irish politics
554
How the Irish exodus came about and the English press gloated over
560
A scene from the Irish exodus
561
How some Irishmen took to the politics of despair How Englands
566
The unfinished chapter of eighteen hundred and sixtyseven
574
Valedictory
581
Revival of Parliamentary agitation in Ireland The demand
593
How Irishmen of opposite opinions combined at last in their coun
602
Obstruction Men and methods that worried the House of Commons
615
Decline of the Land League No Rent Dynamite and the digger
632
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