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Transcriber's Note: Inconsistent hyphenation in the original document has been preserved. The cross symbol meaning 'died' is represented with a in this etext. For example: Cormac, king and bishop (905) Obvious typographical errors have been corrected. For a complete list, please see the end of this document.

HOME UNIVERSITY LIBRARY OF MODERN KNOWLEDGE

No. 6

Editors :

HERBERT FISHER, M.A., F.B.A. PROF. GILBERT MURRAY, LITT.D., LL.D., F.B.A. PROF. J. ARTHUR THOMSON, M.A. PROF. WILLIAM T. BREWSTER, M.A.

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IRISH NATIONALITY

BY ALICE STOPFORD GREEN

AUTHOR OF "TOWN LIFE IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY" "HENRY II," "THE MAKING OF IRELAND," ETC.

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NEW YORK HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY

LONDON WILLIAMS AND NORGATE

COPYRIGHT, 1911, BY HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, CAMBRIDGE, U.S.A.

CONTENTS

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I THE GAELS IN IRELAND 7

II IRELAND AND EUROPE 29

III THE IRISH MISSION 40

IV SCANDINAVIANS IN IRELAND 57

V THE FIRST IRISH REVIVAL 77

VI THE NORMAN INVASION 96

VII THE SECOND IRISH REVIVAL 111

VIII THE TAKING OF THE LAND 125

IX THE NATIONAL FAITH OF THE IRISH 141

X RULE OF THE ENGLISH PARLIAMENT 158

XI THE RISE OF A NEW IRELAND 182

XII AN IRISH PARLIAMENT 198

XIII IRELAND UNDER THE UNION 219

SOME IRISH WRITERS ON IRISH HISTORY 255

IN MEMORY OF THE IRISH DEAD

IRISH NATIONALITY

CHAPTER I

THE GAELS IN IRELAND

Ireland lies the last outpost of Europe against the vast flood of the Atlantic Ocean; unlike all other islands it is circled round with mountains, whose precipitous cliffs rising sheer above the water stand as bulwarks thrown up against the immeasurable sea... Continue reading book >>




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