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Defenders of the Union is a concise and readable review of the historical past and contentious politics of Unionism and the have an effect on it has had on Anglo-Irish kinfolk during the last 2 hundred years. it really is a necessary advisor to this complicated subject and covers key parts such as:* definition of unionism* institution of the union* Unionist literature* loyalists considering the fact that 1972.

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103. 14 Paul Bew and Gordon Gillespie, Northern Ireland: A Chronology of the Troubles, 1968–1993 (Dublin, 1993), p. 28. 15 Boyce, Nationalism in Ireland, pp. 106–7. H. Murray, Revolutionary Ireland and its Settlement (London, 1911), p. 336. William King to Mr McCausland, 14 October 1708, Trinity College Dublin, King MSS, 2531/4. ) 1711, Trinity College Dublin, King MSS, 750/11/1/380. 18 Davis, Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, 10, p. 62. 19 A Sermon Preach’d before their Excellencies the Lords Justices of Ireland and both Houses of Parliament; at Christ’s Church, Dublin, on Thursday June the 7th, 1716.

Pp. 23–5. 5 Art Cosgrove, ‘The writing of Irish medieval history’, Irish Historical Studies, 27, 106 (November 1990), pp. 97–111, at pp. 110–11. 6 Thomas Witherow, Derry and Enniskillen in the Year 1689: The Story of Some Famous Battlefields in Ulster (1873; 4th edition, Belfast, 1913), pp. 363–4, 369, 370–1. 7 D. George Boyce, Nationalism in Ireland (3rd edition, London, 1995), p. 77. , pp. 102–4. , p. 105. 10 Revd Richard Mant, History of the Church of Ireland ( London, 1840), II, p. 122. ), The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, Vol.

8–9. , pp. 13–14. , pp. 15–16. Dublin University Magazine, July 1843, p. 109. Belfast Newsletter, 24 February 1949. R. Davies, ‘The peoples of Britain and Ireland, 1100–1400, II. Names, boundaries and regnal solidarities’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 6th series, V (1995), pp. 1–20, at p. 20. See also his articles in TRHS, IV (1994); VI (1996) and VII (1997). For a series of essays on that topic see Brendan Bradshaw and John Morrill (eds), The British Problem, c. 1534–1707: State Formation in the Atlantic Archipelago (London, 1996), esp.

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