SIR HENRY SIDNEY: NOTES

Taken from A History of Ireland by Eleanor Hull

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[1] Sidney's "Summary Relation of his Services in Ireland," Carew, Cal., ii, No. 501, pp. 334 seq.

[2] His most questionable act was his acquiescence in the murder of Shane O'Neill.

[3] Carew, Cal., ii.. No. 501, p. 336.

[4] Sidney was suffering from lameness and lumbago.

[5] Carew, Cal., ii, No. 36, p. 43.

[6] Sidney to the Queen, April 20, 1567, in A. Collins, Letters and Memorials of State (1746), i, 29.

[7] Carew, Cal., ii, No. 33, pp. 31-33.

[8] Ibid., ii, No. 33, p. 34.

[9] Ibid., ii, No. 36, pp. 38-39. See also Collins, Letters and Memorials of State, i, 18-31, for the report of the journey in 1567; and i, 75-80, 81-85, 89-97, 102-110, for the journey in 1575.

[10] Carew, Cal., ii, No. 36, pp. 40-48.

[11] Carew, Cal., ii, No. 38, pp. 48-51.

[12] Carew, Cal., ii, No. 38, pp. 49-50.

[13] Ibid., ii, No. 501, pp. 352-353.

[14] Carew, Cal., ii, No. 498, pp. 330, 331.

[15] Ibid., ii, No. 38, p. 49.

[16] Carew, Cal., ii. No. 109, p. 141 ; No. 501, p. 353.

[17] Carew, Cal., ii, No. 621, pp. 430-432.

[18] Carew, Cal. ii, No. 621, p. 431 ; O'Flaherty, Iar-Connacht, pp. 268-273, 387.

[19] Carew, Cal., ii, No. 627, p. 442.

[20] S.P., Eliz., cxxvi, p. 201 (November 16, 1586). Bingham died in Dublin on January 19, 1598-99. See also "Docwra's Relation of his Acts in Connacht," Miscellany of the Celtic Society (1849).

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