Owen Roe O’Neill (1968)
Book ID: 66011
Owen Roe O’Neill. London: T. Joseph Keane, 1968. Pp 407. A nice bright copy in pictorial dust jacket.
Illustrated with ten full-page maps and a map of Ireland to paste downs.
Owen Roe O’Neill (1580-1649) was one of the most famous of the O’Neill dynasty of Ulster. He was the Irish rebel commander during a major Roman Catholic revolt (1641–52) against English rule in Ireland. O’Neill died three months after the Parliamentarian general Oliver Cromwell arrived in Ireland. By 1652 Cromwell’s commanders had completely subjugated the country