Taken from A History of Ireland by Eleanor Hull
 Macariae Excidium, pp. 42-45; and see J. T. Gilbert, A Jacobite Narrative of the War in Ireland, 1688-1691 (1892), p. 63; C. Leslie, Answer to a book entitled, The State of the Protestants in Ireland, (1692), pp. 7, 8.
 Negotiations de M. le Comte d'Avaux en Irlande, 1689-90 (1860). This correspondence gives an almost daily report of events in Ireland from the French point of view. It was privately printed by the English Foreign Office; and cf. Macarice Excidium, p. 45.
 Rev. George Walker, The Siege of Londonderry, ed. P. Dwyer (1893).
 G. Story, Impartial History of the Wars in Ireland (1693), pp. 27-31, 35-39.
 Macariae Excidium, p. 40-41.
 Ibid. p. 47.
 J. S. Clarke, Life of James II, edited from the King's own Memoirs, ii, 373.
 Story op. cit., p. 88; Harris, History of William of Orange (1749), p. 271; C. Leslie, op. cit., Appendix No. 21, p. 71.
 J. T. Gilbert, A Jacobite Narrative of the War in Ireland, 1688-1691 p. 105.
 J. T. Gilbert, op. cit., p. 109.
 Memoirs of the Duke of Berwick (1779), i, 95.
 Ibid., i, pp. 95-96.
 After the capitulation of Limerick, Luttrell received 2,000 crowns from the Prince of Orange, with his elder brother's estate; but he met his reward in 1717, when he was assassinated by some unknown hand in the streets of Dublin.
 Macariae Excidium, p. 69; Contemporary Diary of the Siege of Limerick, by Colonel Richard, 1691, in Gilbert, op. cit., Appendix No. XV, pp. 282-298.
 J. Dalrymple, Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland, iii, p. 42.
 French official account from a Government Journal of October 17th, 1690, edited by J. C. O'Callaghan. For a similar expression of opinion by the French generals, see J. Bramhill, The Rawdon Papers (1819), p. 347.
 George Story, Impartial History of the Wars in Ireland (1693), p. 103; for the general history of these wars see, besides the references given, J. S. Clarke's James II, vol. ii; J. Bramhill, Rawdon Papers (1819); Sir John Dalrymple, Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland (1790), vols. ii, iii; Harris, History of William of Orange (1749).
 C. O'Kelly, Macariae Excidium, p. 111.
 J. S. Clarke, Life of James II (1816), edited from the King's own memoirs, ii, p. 454.
 G. Story, Continuation of the Impartial History of the Wars in Ireland (1690), p. 132.
 G. Story, op. cit., p. 133.
 Tyrconnel believed that he died of poison. G. Story, op. cit., p. 187.
 Poems of David O'Bruadair, in a poem popularly known as "The Shipwreck" (Irish Texts Society, vol. xviii), iii, 165-181. For Baldearg and his Rapparees, see Charles O'Kelly, Macariae Excidium (1850), pp. 125 seq.; 141-143; Story, Impartial History of the Wars in Ireland (1693), pp. 152-153. Baldearg was ambitious to revive the title of Earl of Tyrconnel in his own person, which may explain the Viceroy's jealousy of him, as the actual holder of the title.
 C. O'Kelly, op. cit., pp. 96-97.
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