Gaelic Resurgency

Gaelic Resurgency - The Gaelic Resurgence and the Geraldine...

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The Gaelic Resurgence and the Geraldine Supremacy: C. 1400-1534 War of the Roses o Ireland was a factor of real importance in English politics, o her espousal of the Yorkist cause Without financial support from England, little could be done to stem the Gaelic resurgence o Hibernization of Anglo-Irish Re-taking of colonial land by Gaelic Irish coyne and livery : system of raising an army in which the army was supported by the local population the three great Anglo-Irish lordships The Butler earldom of Ormond The Fitzgerald earldoms of Desmond and Kildare Richard, Duke of York (1449) o possible focus of opposition to the weak Henry VI, king of England o forged the link between Ireland and the Yorkist cause o Irish parliament took steps to legalize his position as chief governor of the country and to protect him against the charge of treason made by the English parliament o the Yorkist triumphed with the accession to the throne in March 1461 of the duke’s son, Edward IV
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