Escaping massacre: Refugees in Scotland in the aftermath of the 1641 Ulster rebellion

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This book examines one of the bloodiest epochs in Irish history. Part one covers the 16th century, revealing how efforts by the Tudor monarchy to curb the powers of the autonomous Irish lords degenerated into a bitter cultural and sectarian conflict characterized by summary killings and massacres. The second part pays particular attention to the 1641 rebellion and the Confederate Wars.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAge of Atrocity. Violence and political conflict in early modern Ireland
EditorsDavid Edwards, Pádraig Lenihan, Clodagh Tait
Place of PublicationDublin
Publication statusPublished - 2007


  • Ireland
  • history
  • refugees
  • Scotland
  • Tudors

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