In Conquest of Ireland Gerald of Wales asserts the English crown’s ‘fivefold right’ to Ireland. (1) The Irish came from Spain, specifically the Basque country, and were given Ireland by […]

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The English crown first intervened in Ireland in 1171. King Henry II came to curb the power of his Anglo-Norman subjects, who were seizing Irish territories for themselves; Diarmait MacMurchada […]

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