The last cavalier : Richard Talbot (1631-91) (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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The last cavalier : Richard Talbot (1631-91)

Author: Pádraig Lenihan
Publisher: Dublin : University College Of Dublin Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Left for dead at the sack of Drogheda, Richard Talbot later ingratiated himself with the future James II by plotting to assassinate Oliver Cromwell. Using fresh primary sources, The Last Cavalier: Richard Talbot (1631-91) traces how Talbot, though a gallant gamester and c̀unning dissembling courtier, ' grew to be more than just another Restoration rake. He took on the cause of reconciling his countrymen's allegiance  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Richard Talbot Tyrconnel, Earl of; Richard Talbot Tyrconnel, Earl of; Richard T Tyrconnel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pádraig Lenihan
ISBN: 9781906359836 1906359830
OCLC Number: 880500489
Description: xi, 268 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Richard Talbot, Earl and Duke of Tyconnell --
Peter's brother 1646-56 --
York's Man 1657-62 --
Alington's friend 1662-72 --
Ormond's enemy 1673-87 --
Lord deputy 1687-9 --
Lord lieutenant 1690-1 --
Post Mortem --
A study in failure.
Responsibility: Pádraig Lenihan.

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Left for dead at the sack of Drogheda, Richard Talbot later ingratiated himself with the future James II by plotting to assassinate Oliver Cromwell. Thsi book traces how Talbot, though a gallant,  Read more...

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'What emerges is a complex picture of a loyal and often seriously ill servant, living in difficult times and struggling against the odds: damage limitation could be seen as success. Previous Read more...

 
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