The Murders at Wildgoose Lodge: Agrarian Crime and Punishment in Pre-Famine Ireland

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On the night of 29-30 October 1816, eight people were murdered by burning to death in a house in a remote part of County Louth, known locally as Wildgoose Lodge. Those killed included a five-month-old child. The perpetrators all belonged to a local agrarian secret society that was avenging the execution of three of their comrades hanged for an earlier raid on Wildgoose Lodge the previous April, following information given to the authorities by the owner of the house, Edward Lynch. Following the murder of Lynch, his family, ...

The Murders at Wildgoose Lodge: Agrarian Crime and Punishment in Pre-Famine Ireland 2008, Four Courts Press

ISBN-13: 9781846821127

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The Murders at Wildgoose Lodge: Agrarian Crime and Punishment in Pre-Famine Ireland 2007, Four Courts Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9781846820854

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