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Hugh O'Neill Earl of Tyrone

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The second half of the 16th century heralded the end of Gaelic civilization in Ireland. Bloody wars among the Irish chieftains, vicious succession contests and lack of interest in events immediately beyond their own interests left the Irish vulnerable to encroachment by their more powerful English neighbour. One leader who understood the military and political strategies ...more
ebook, kindle, 159 pages
Published December 16th 2012
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Ruby Barnes
Apr 11, 2013 Ruby Barnes rated it really liked it
I knew absolutely nothing about Hugh O'Neill before reading this book. The writing is great, easy to read (often not the case with historical biographies) and at the same time very informative; it brought Hugh O'Neill to life. He would serve well as a leadership case study - early loss of father figure, single-minded determination, a mix of skills including diplomacy and ruthlessness. I wanted Hugh O'Neill to be proclaimed "The O'Neill". I wanted him to win out over the British and dominate his ...more
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