P. W. Joyce
I. The Irish Language II. Irish Literature III. Ecclesiastical Writings IV. Annals, Histories, Genealogies V. Historical and Romantic Tales VI. The Brehon Law VII. The Law of Compensation VIII. Grades and Groups of Society IX. The Tenure of Land X. Irish Music XI. Irish Art XII. Dwellings, Fortresses, Ecclesiastical Buildings XIII. Various Customs
I. Legends of the Early Colonies II. The Kings of Pagan Ireland III. Saint Patrick IV. Early Christian Ireland V. Religion and Learning VI. The Danish Wars VII. Brian Boru VIII. The Battle of Clontarf IX. Preparing the Way for the Invader
I. Dermot MacMurrogh II. The First Anglo-Norman Adventurers III. King Henry in Ireland IV. Raymond le Gros V. John de Courcy VI. King John in Ireland VII. A Century of Turmoil VIII. Edward Bruce IX. The Statute of Kilkenny X. Art Mac Murrogh Kavanagh XI. During the War of the Roses XII. Poynings' Law XIII. Garrett, the Great Earl of Kildare XIV. Garrett, Ninth Earl of Kildare XV. The Rebellion of Silken Thomas XVI. General Submission
I. New Causes of Strife II. The State Religion III. Shane O'Neill IV. The Geraldine Rebellion V. The Plantations VI. Hugh Roe O'Donnell VII. Hugh O'Neill Earl of Tyrone VIII. The Rebellion of Hugh O'Neill IX. The Battle of the Yellow Ford X. The Earl of Essex XI. Lord Mountjoy and Sir George Carew XII. The Siege and Battle of Kinsale XIII. The Siege of Dunboy XIV. The Retreat of O'Sullivan Beare XV. The Flight of the Earls XVI. The Plantation of Ulster XVII. The "Graces" XVIII. The Rebellion of 1641 XIX. The Confederation of Kilkenny XX. Cromwell XXI. The Cromwellian Plantation XXII. Restoration and Compromises XXIII. Religious Troubles after the Restoration XXIV. James the Second XXV. The Siege of Derry XXVI. The Battle of the Boyne XXVII. The Siege of Limerick XXVIII. The Siege of Athlone and the Battle of Aughrim XXIX. The Second Siege and Treaty of Limerick
I. The Penal Code II. Restrictions on Irish Trade and Manufacture III. "The Sixth of George I. " IV. Struggles for Parliamentary Independence V. The Expedition of Thurot VI. Secret Societies VII. Progress towards Parliamentary Independence VIII. The American War and Its Effects on Ireland IX. The Volunteers X. The Dawn XI. Legislative Independence XII. Parliamentary and Commercial Reform XIII. More Secret Societies XIV. An Instalment of Emancipation XV. Disappointed Hopes XVI. Drifting towards Rebellion XVII. The Rebellion of 1798 XVIII. The Union XIX. Robert Emmet's Insurrection XX. Daniel O'Connell XXI. Catholic Emancipation XXII. The Tithe War
The Modern Period
I. To the Death of O'Connell II. Parnell III. To the Death of Parnell IV. Industrial Progress
From a sad, comfortless childhood Giles Truelove developed into a reclusive and uncommunicative man whose sole passion was books. For so long they were the only meaning to his existence. But when fate eventually intervened to have the outside world intrude upon his life, he began to discover emotions that he never knew he had.
A touching story for the genuine booklover, written by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St John Featherstonehaugh.
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