Scottish Covenanters and Irish Confederates: Scottish-Irish Relations in the Mid-Seventeenth Century

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The New Scots, the men of the army the Scottish covenanters sent to Ireland, were the most formidable opponents of the Irish confederates for several crucial years in the 1640s, preventing them conquering all Ireland and destroying the Protestant plantation in Ulster. The greatest challenge to the power of the covenanters in Scotland at a time when they seemed invincible came from a largely Irish army, sent to Scotland by the confederates and commanded by the royalist marquis of Montrose. Thus the relations of Scotland and ...

Scottish Covenanters and Irish Confederates: Scottish-Irish Relations in the Mid-Seventeenth Century 2005, Ulster Historical Foundation, Belfast

ISBN-13: 9781903688465

2nd Revised edition

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