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Daughters of Ireland: The Rebellious Kingsborough Sisters and the Making of a Modern Nation

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They were known as the Ascendancy, the dashing aristocratic elite that controlled Irish politics and society at the end of the eighteenth century—and at their pinnacle stood Caroline and Robert King, Lord and Lady Kingsborough of Mitchelstown Castle. Heirs to ancient estates and a vast fortune, Lord and Lady Kingsborough appeared to be blessed with everything but marital l ...more
ebook, 368 pages
Published December 18th 2007 by Ballantine Books (first published February 10th 2004)
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There was a tremendous amount of information regarding the conditions of Ireland during the early years of Irish rebellion. All of this I found very interesting. The story about the King Family and it's lineage, at times, became tedious reading for me.
Lily Silver
Very interesting, and helpful for anyone wanting to know the specifics of life in 18th Century Ireland. Very informative for historical research.
Nina Moore
A bit boring, to be honest. Cool sisters though, for their time
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