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Making Ireland English: The Irish Aristocracy in the Seventeenth Century

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This groundbreaking book provides the first comprehensive study of the remaking of Ireland's aristocracy during the seventeenth century. It is a study of the Irish peerage and its role in the establishment of English control over Ireland. Jane Ohlmeyer's research in the archives of the era yields a major new understanding of early Irish and British elite, and it offers ...more
Hardcover, 680 pages
Published June 26th 2012 by Yale University Press (first published May 30th 2010)
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Nicholas Whyte
Jan 27, 2013 Nicholas Whyte rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, xz, 2013, 1301[return][return]A pretty massive book in which Ohlmeyer looks at the turbulent seventeenth century in Ireland (really the shorter period between the Flight of the Earls and the Williamite victory) through the lives and deeds of the people who saw themselves as Ireland's natural leaders - the resident peerage. My personal interest in the subject is that the Sir Nicholas Whyte/White of the day (not the Elizabethan statesman, but his grandson) married the d ...more
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