Taken from A History of Ireland by Eleanor Hull

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[1] Bellings, History of the Confederate Wars, in J. Lodge, op. cit., ii, 422.

[2] Castlehaven, Memoirs (1815), pp. 46, seq. Castlehaven, Lord Audley, became the third earl. As a boy he was obliged to appeal to the King for protection against his father, who was eventually executed for cruelty to his own family and for his vicious life.

[3] Gilbert has published five contemporary accounts of the battle of Benburb, Contemporary History, i, 110-116; 676-686. See also Carte, Ormond, iii, 249-251 ; Reid, History of the Presbyterians, ii, 26-30.

[4] Bellings, History of the Confederate Wars, in J. Lodge, op. cit., ii, 429.

[5] Rinuccini, Embassy, p. 362.

[6] Ibid., pp. 253-256, 492-494.

[7] "Report on the State of Ireland, March 1, 1646," ibid., pp. 134, 141-144.

[8] See their letters in Borlase, History of the Rebellion, pp. 174-177. Their Protector was to hold for "our Queen and Prince." The Lorraine correspondence is given at length in the Clanricarde Memoirs (1757). Appendix.

[9] The Articles of the 1648 Peace are printed in Borlase, History of the Rebellion, pp. 205-206.

[10] Rinuccini, Embassy, pp. 259-260; 543.

[11] Rinuccini, Embassy, p. 540; and see the Nuncio's report of his mission to Ireland, ibid., pp. 485-545.

[12] Lynch, Cambrensis Eversus, iii, 93-97, where the horrible cruelties of this brutal officer are detailed ; also Gilbert, History of the Irish Confederation, vol. i pp. xxxii-xxxiv.

[13] Rinucinni, Embassy, p. 532 and cf. 352-353.

[14] Rinuccini, Embassy, p. 538.

[15] Carte, Ormond, iii, 466-471.

[16] Gilbert, Contemporary History, vol. ii. Appendix, p. 315.

[17] Another story was put out that he had been poisoned by Sir Charles Coote.

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