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Swords Around the Cross: The Nine Years War: Ireland's Defense of Faith and Fatherland, 1594-1603

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One of the only full-length treatments of the heroic struggle of the Irish clansmen in their effort to defend their faith and country against English encroachment and conquest in the 16th century.
Paperback, 311 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Christendom Press (first published February 28th 2001)
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Roger Buck
Jun 11, 2014 Roger Buck rated it it was amazing
Ireland, O Ireland! This is a wonderful book about the triumph of failure. For it tells of an apparently doomed war against the English and yet Irish Catholicism and Irish Catholic culture were only saved thereby - indeed not only for Ireland but the entire English-speaking world ...

Living as I do in Ireland, I have a site devoted in significant measure to Catholic Ireland and a review of this book here: http://corjesusacratissimum.org/2012/...

This is an admittedly self-promotional plug - hopin
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Oct 03, 2014 Atlasgirl rated it it was amazing
I ordered some movies and books at a conference and they were to send me the items by mail. When they arrived there was a mistake, and Swords Around The Cross was in the box, despite my boy ordering it. I read the back cover and the first few pages and told the company that I wanted to but it and that I was grateful for this mistake. I had never heard of the Nine Years War, and I love Irish history.

This book tells the story of the bond between O'Neil and O'Fonnell. Their fight to preserve the F
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