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1598 – Nine Years War: Battle of the Yellow Ford – Irish forces under Hugh O’Neill, Earl of Tyrone, defeat an English expeditionary force under Henry Bagenal.

The Battle of the Yellow Ford was fought in western Co Armagh, during the Nine Years War. It was fought between the Gaelic native Irish army under Aodh Mór Ó Néill and Aodh Ruadh Ó Domhnaill and a crown expeditionary force from Dublin under Henry Bagenal. 161 more words

Irish History

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Illustrator: Unknown

Engraver: Unknown

Original Illustration Size: 260 x 185 mm / 10″6 x 7″8

Illustration Number: 35/35

Source Text: The Plays of William Shakespeare  / Edited and Annotated by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke / Illustrated by H. 41 more words

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Poem - Ah Silly Pug Wert Thou So Sore Afraid

Ah, silly Pug, wert thou so sore afraid?

Mourn not, my Wat, nor be thou so dismayed.

It passeth fickle Fortune’s power and skill

To force my heart to think thee any ill. 164 more words

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King Henry VIII and Elizabeth

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Illustrator: H. C. Selous

Engraver: Unknown

Original Illustration Size: 187 x 140 mm / 7″12 x 5″16

Illustration Number: 15/16… 60 more words

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Poem - Written In Her French Psalter

No crooked leg, no bleared eye,

No part deformed out of kind,

Nor yet so ugly half can be

As is the inward suspicious mind.

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Poem - Oh Fortune

Oh, Fortune! how thy restlesse wavering state

Hath fraught with cares my troubled witt!

Witnes this present prisonn, whither fate

Could beare me, and the joys I quitt. 53 more words

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