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Irish and the Armada

Alice Stopford Green

Irish and the Armada

by Alice Stopford Green

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Published by Cumann Léigheacht an Phobail) in (Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Armada, 1588.,
  • Ireland -- History -- 1558-1603.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Alice Stopford Green.
    SeriesSeries D : History ; no.4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21518405M

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The story of the Armada in Ireland is a great yarn, and Mr Fallon does it justice. Although some chapters are perhaps too detailed, in others his style keeps you riveted.

Part of the book is an exhaustive catalogue of wrecks and executions which to the layman might be somewhat repetitive, but on the whole Mr Fallon focuses on the exciting parts of the saga, and rightly by: 5. The Armada in Ireland [Fallon, Niall] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Armada in Ireland5/5(3). Elizabeth, queen of England, has taken on the mighty Spanish Armada and, in a stunning sea battle, vanquished it. But her troubles are far from over. Just across the western channel, her colony Ireland is embroiled in seething rebellion, with the island's fierce, untamed clan chieftains and their "wild Irish" followers refusing to bow to their /5(89).

From the reviews: This book describes how the lack of navigational knowledge and ignorance of the western seaboard of Ireland, helped by some freak weather, finished off what Drake and his fellow mariners began and the story is a fascinating revelation of the realities of naval warfare in the sixteenth-century, this book is well worth reading not only because it debunks the mythology that surrounds the /5(5).

Des Ekin has studied the Spanish invasion of and its aftermath for years, and his new book, The Last Armada, makes a compelling case to re-evaluate what we Your personal guided-tour through the best of Ireland, Irish culture, and history. Let’s end the fake news on where the Black Irish came from.

Many claim they are from the Spanish Armada -- the offspring of shipwrecked Spanish sailors from who stayed in Ireland -- Author: Niall O'dowd. The Armada in Ireland The route of the Armada, (Map, Wikipedia) As the Armada rounded the northern Irish coast, it was in dire need of re-provision of both food and water.

For this reason the fleet had to approach the unfamiliar coast of Ireland. There it was hit by westerly gales and crashed into the rocky Atlantic coast.

The story of the Armada in Ireland is more likely to interest Irish historians, for it contains a thorough evaluation of the local folklore still extant in Ireland concerning the number and location of Armada wrecks. The book does not focus on either Spanish policy or Author: Richard Cosgrove.

The Book of Invasions Leabhar Gabhala is a semi-mythical history and one of the oldest Irish texts. It described the Fir Bolg, a small dark people, as one of the original invaders of Ireland. Years ago, my friend, who was very Irish looking, used to say the black haired Irish were descendants of those sailors - as compared to the red haired ones.

What I have learned over the years is that black hair is common among descendants of the Celts. The red hair is likely a. Another theory of the origin of the term 'Black Irish' is that these people were descendants of Spanish traders who settled in Ireland and even descendants of the few Spanish sailors who were washed up on the west coast of Ireland after the disaster that was the 'Spanish Armada' of Mary, The Armada in Ireland story is well documented in the letter written by Francisco de Cuellar.

It is not a myth. Heritage Partner Comment by That's Just How It. The Spanish Armada has been intrinsically linked to Ireland by what we might call “urban legend” and anecdotal myth. A recent contributor to our forum wondered if there is any possibility that sailors from the doomed Armada settled in the West Coast and contributed part of the heritage which was subsequently spread throughout the entire country.

The Spanish Armada, Ireland and the Black Irish explained It is well-known in Ireland that dark features of those from west coastal counties are attributed to bloodlines who survived Spanish. A quick review of Irish history reveals that the island was subject to a number of influxes of foreign cultures.

The Celts arrived on the island about the year B.C. Whether or not this was an. An Irish scholar, reading in the pages of Isidore that Ireland’s name had come from Spain, could easily have concluded that its people probably came from there as well. That Irish scholars did have access to Isidore, and to other Spanish writers as well, is the last point to be considered in this connection.

Buy a cheap copy of The Wild Irish: A Novel of Elizabeth I book by Robin Maxwell. The glorious, turbulent sixteenth century is drawing to a close. Elizabeth, Queen of England, has taken on the mighty Spanish Armada and, in a stunning sea battle, Free shipping over $/5(5).

The Voyage of the Armada by David Howarth was a good, concise read. I am slowly working my way through all of Howarths writing because I enjoy his style, and this tale did not disappoint. He always writes with brevity and wittwo attributes that are hard to combine/5(19).

grave Spanish threat that could have aided the Irish in Munster had evaporat ed and the courts, according to Raymond lenkins, felt even more "highhanded in dealing with Irish claims."3 The surprising interruption of the Armada also inspired Spenser's poetry.

The defeat of the Souldan, an evil tyrant in Book V of The Faerie Queene (). Parents need to know that Armada is a humorous science-fiction adventure about an alien invasion. As in Ernest Cline's previous book, Ready Player One, the text is full of references to popular culture, especially movies, sci-fi, and music from the ' violence is mostly limited to starship battles, although there's a shoot-out in which a main character is wounded.

The Spanish Armada in Sligo A Plan to conquer England Around when the last Desmond rebellion in Ireland had finally been crushed by the forces of Queen Elizabeth 1 of England, the defeated chieftains of Munster, and their followers, took refuge in Spain where many .For the author, this book seems clearly a labor of love.

However, it would have been so much more "love-able" for the reader had there been maps, or even a single map, to clarify some of his detailed nautical descriptions of various complex sea maneuvers/5(1).O n a cold, stark night in Augustas a fierce gale subsided and the clouds slowly parted, light from a full autumn moon revealed a horrific scene strewn along the shoreline of Streedagh Strand in County Sligo, drowned corpses of doomed sailors, washed up by the raging Atlantic Ocean waves, lay scattered among the rocks and sand; the bodies, already stripped of all items.