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formation of the Old English elite in Ireland.

Nicholas P. Canny

formation of the Old English elite in Ireland.

by Nicholas P. Canny

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Published by National University of Ireland in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

"O"Donnell lecture, delivered at University College, Galway, 6th September, 1974".

SeriesO"Donnell lecture -- 18
ContributionsNational University of Ireland.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19929459M

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Formation of the Old English elite in Ireland by Nicholas P. Canny Download PDF EPUB FB2

The dominance of the Norman Irish declined during the 17th century, after a new English Protestant elite settled in Ireland during the Tudor period. Some of the Norman Irish—often known as The Old English—had become Gaelicised by merging culturally and intermarrying with the Gaels, under the denominator of "Irish Catholic".

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