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Trial and Death

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

Published in print:
2012
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June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.031
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the trial and death of Theobald Wolfe Tone. It explains that Tone was aboard the French ship Hoche which was part of the French expedition sent to support the United Irishmen. ... More


Family and Education

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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June 2013
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the early life of Theobald Wolfe Tone during the period from 1763 to 1790. Tone was born on June 20, 1763 in Dublin, Ireland and was the eldest son of Peter and Margaret Tone. ... More


Conclusion: The Cult of Tone

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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June 2013
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.033
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the history of the emergence of the cult of Theobald Wolfe Tone. It explains that it was Thomas Davis and his circle of Young Irelanders in the Nation newspaper which launched ... More


Catholic Agent

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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June 2013
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the work of Theobald Wolfe Tone as a Catholic agent. It describes his involvement in the activities of the United Irishmen and Catholic Committee, which indicate the progressive ... More


Republican ‘Ambassador’ in Paris

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Theobald Wolfe Tone's work as a republican ambassador in France. It explains that Tone had total freedom to conduct his mission according to his own guidelines because he had ... More


Aftermath

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
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Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.032
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the aftermath of Theobald Wolfe Tone's death. It explains that the French government provided Tone's family with pension and financial support and he was recognised by the ... More


Public Controversy and Intellectual Dissent, 1949–72

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
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May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the conservatism that continued to dominate Irish society during the 1950s and the shift that began to take place in the course of the 1960s. It assesses Butler's efforts to ... More


Sentimental Schooling

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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9781846318078
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9781846317774
Item type:
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Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Theobald Wolfe Tone's so-called ‘sentimental education’. It discusses the influence of his teacher Richard Martin on Tone's political thinking and mentions that he had an affair ... More


Introduction

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
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Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about life and career of Theobald Wolfe Tone who is regarded as the founder of Irish republicanism. This volume explores Tone's ... More


Middle Temple

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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9781846318078
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9781846317774
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Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Theobald Wolfe Tone's experience at the Middle Temple in Liverpool. It explains that Tone turned to writing to earn a living like other law students and describes some of the ... More


Radical

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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June 2013
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
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Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the start of Theobald Wolfe Tone's radicalism. It describes Thomas Russell, who was to become Tone's closest confidant for the remainder of his life. It discusses Russell's ... More


Exile in America

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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June 2013
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Theobald Wolfe Tone's exile in America. It discusses his observations about the contests between aristocracy and democracy and suggests that this experienced sharpened his ... More


Mission in Decline

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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June 2013
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
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Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.029
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on decline of Theobald Wolfe Tone's mission to obtain French support for a revolution in Ireland. It discusses the impact of the death of Louis Lazare Hoche and the successful ... More


Gentleman of the Law

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
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Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Theobald Wolfe Tone's career as a barrister in Dublin, Ireland. It explains that although Tone was dismissive of his career as a barrister, it was at the Irish bar that he met ... More


Argument on Behalf of the Catholics

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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June 2013
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
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Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Theobald Wolfe Tone's An Argument on Behalf of the Catholics of Ireland. It suggests that the Catholic Committee's campaign to repeal penal laws influenced Thomas Russell's ... More


Emergence of a Revolutionary

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter traces the events leading to the emergence of Theobald Wolfe Tone as an Irish republican revolutionary. It discusses the revival the Catholic emancipation campaign and of the United ... More


Belfast and the Society of United Irishmen

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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9781846318078
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9781846317774
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Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the formation of the Society of the United Irishmen in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in October 1791. It explains that Theobald Wolfe Tone and Thomas Russell were invited by a ... More


The United Irish Society in Disarray

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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9781846318078
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9781846317774
Item type:
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Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the United Irish Society's loss of direction and disintegration during the spring and summer of 1793. It discusses the conflict between William Drennan and Theobald Wolfe Tone ... More


Irish Invasion Plans

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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June 2013
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on plans for the French invasion of Ireland. It explains that Theobald Wolfe Tone's mission to France was boosted by the defection of Lord Edward Fitzgerald and Arthur O'Connor ... More


Whig

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

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2012
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June 2013
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9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the start of Theobald Wolfe Tone's political career and his association with the Whites. It discusses the Whigs' demand for parliamentary reform and Catholic emancipation and ... More


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