Dessie Swanton (left) and Gerry Madden (right).
Sad news from Jim Lane:
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An old comrade of mine has passed away. Gerry Madden died this morning and will be buried on Monday in Cork.
John Fortescue (who was knighted and so is also known as Sir John Fortescue) lived from approximately from 1394 to 1480, and so endured the Wars of the Roses, the highly destructive struggle of two families in the late Middle Ages for possession of the English crown. 1,963 more words
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