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Unformatted text preview: o Professed by Anglo Irish and Gaelic Irish alike o a force for Irish unity and resistance to England • Conn O’Neill – Who would succeed him? o Shane the Proud • English Succeeds as Fifteenth century proceeds o Establishment in 1570 of the presidencies of Munster and Connacht Sir Richard Bingham o Plantations o Spanish Armada • Ulster -- Outstanding exception to success of England in Ireland o Hugh O’Neill o War began in 1595 o Final contest which would decide the future of the Gaelic institutions and would complete – or make impossible to complete – the Tudor conquest o Spanish aid o 1598 -- Yellow Ford o Lord Mountjoy Lord Deputy of Ireland policy of frightfulness • Battle of Kinsale o Christmas Eve, 1601 o The Spanish came too late o The English won a decisive battle. o Turning point in Irish history...
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- tudor conquest, Gaelic Irish apart, early English policy, Connacht Sir Richard