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Sir Walter Ralegh in Ireland

Author: John Pope-Hennessy, Sir; Thomas Herron
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2009.
Series: Classics of Irish history.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pope-Hennessy, John, Sir, 1834-1891.
Sir Walter Ralegh in Ireland.
Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2009
Named Person: Walter Raleigh, Sir; Walter Raleigh, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Pope-Hennessy, Sir; Thomas Herron
ISBN: 9781906359188 1906359180
OCLC Number: 428825693
Notes: Originally published: London : K. Paul, Trench & Co., 1883.
Description: 153 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction by Thomas Herron; SIR WALTER RALEGH IN IRELAND: Sir Walter's study and the Geraldine College; Ralegh and the Historians; Arrives in Ireland; The Slaughter at Smerwick; Elizabeth's Approval; Ralegh's Courage; His Hardships; The Queen and Ralegh; The Success of his Bands; Practises the Assassination of Irish Chiefs; Elizabeth's Complicity in Assassination Plots; Burghley disapproves of Oppression; Burghley's Policy thwarted; Irish Council and Judges oppose Burghley's Policy; Ralegh's Agrarian Troubles; His Queenstown Estate; His Blackwater Estate; His Educational Policy; The National Cause and the Land Question; 'This Loste Land'; Land Commission to Fix Rents; Destruction of Irish Woods; Burghley and Ralegh Anti-Papal; The 'last National Archbishop of Cashel' Ralegh opposes Meiler Magrath; Ralegh's Testimony in the Lords in 1882; Ralegh and Cromwell; Ralegh and Ormond; Irish Self-government; Florence McCarthy; His last Advice to the Queen; The Emigration and Re-peopling Plans; Dedication of the Irish Wars; The National Traditions; Spenser and Ralegh; Introduces Tobacco and the Potato; The Old Countess of Desmond; The Two Widows; Ralegh opposes Essex's Irish Policy; 'Destiney stronger than Councell'; On the Scaffold; His Irish Residences; Irish Portraits of Ralegh; Retrospect of Raleigh's Irish Policy; Letters Of Sir Walter Ralegh From Ireland, Or Relating To Irish Affairs; To Lord Burghley [Feb 22, 1580]; To Sir Francis Walsingham [Feb 23, 1580]; To Sir Francis Walsingham; To Sir R. Cicill [July 1592]; To Sir Robert Cecill [July 1592]; To Sir Robert Cicill [May 10, 1593]; To Lord Burghley [June 15, 1593]; To Sir Robert Cecil [Aug 27, 1593]; To Sir Robert Cecill [March 4, 1594]; To Sir Robert Cecill [Nov 10, 1595]; To Sir Roberte Cecill [May 3, 1596]; To Sir Robert Cecil [Oct 1598]; To Sir Robert Cecyll [1598?]; To Sir Robert Cecyll [Sept 27, 1601]; To Sir Robert Cecyll [Oct 13, 1601]; To Sir Robert Cecyll [Oct 1601]; Testamentary Note written by Sir Walter Ralegh on the night before his execution, November, 1618; Appendix I: Official Report of Proceedings at Smerwicke; II Queen Elizabeth's Letters about the Affair at Smerwick; III Ralegh's Reckonings; IV: Ralegh's Pay; V: Ralegh's Muster-Roll, 1587; VI: Lord Burghley's Notes of Ralegh's Opinions as to the Forces to be kept in Munster; VII: Ralegh's Lease of Cuil-na-clocfionna ('the Nook of the White Stone'). VIII: Royal Warrant, under the Sign Manual and Signet, pensioning the Countess of Desmond; IX: Ralegh and Florence McCarthy in the Tower together; X: Ralegh and the Eighteenth Earl of Desmond in the Tower; Appendix 2(Not in original edition by Pope Hennessy): Letter to Sir Robert Cecil [May 3, 1596]; Appendix 3 (Not in original edition by Pope Hennessy): Articles to be Considered Touching the Makinge and Transportinge of Pipestaves, etc. out of Irelande; Index.
Series Title: Classics of Irish history.
Responsibility: John Pope Hennessy ; edited by Thomas Herron.


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