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Llasar and the Lake of the Cauldron

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter offers an explanation of the story in Branwen about the giant Llasar bringing the cauldron of rebirth from a lake. Comparison is made with the folklore of Llyn Cwm‐llwch and Llyn y Fan ... More


The Iron House, the Men in Bags, and the Severed Head

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter (continuing from Chapter 9) begins with the Iron House story in Branwen. Arson in medieval life and literature is discussed, with special reference to Norse material and the Irish sagas ... More


Cromwell and Ireland: New Perspectives

Martyn Bennett, Raymond Gillespie, and Scott Spurlock (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622379
eISBN:
9781800852068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622379.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In this collection of essays, a range of established and early-career scholars explore a variety of different perspectives on Oliver Cromwell’s involvement with Ireland, in particular his military ... More


Siege Massacres in Ireland: Drogheda in Context

Pádraig Lenihan

Martyn Bennett, Ray Gillespie, and R. Scott Spurlock (eds)

in Cromwell and Ireland: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622379
eISBN:
9781800852068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622379.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

A detailed analysis of siege massacres of the seventeenth century in Ireland that provides the backdrop for the massacre of Cromwell’s troops at Drogheda.


War Criminal Allegations: The Case for the Defence

Tom Reilly

in Cromwell and Ireland: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622379
eISBN:
9781800852068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622379.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

A defence against the allegations that Cromwell committed war crimes during his military campaign in Ireland in 1649, with a particular focus on the events at Drogheda and Wexford.


Henry Ireton in Ireland, 1649–1651: Oliver Cromwell’s ‘Second Self’?

David Farr

in Cromwell and Ireland: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622379
eISBN:
9781800852068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622379.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

A careful exploration of Henry Ireton’s role in the initial and subsequent campaigns in Ireland with a close look at the political relationship between Cromwell and Ireton.


Ormond and Cromwell: The Struggle for Ireland

James Scott Wheeler

in Cromwell and Ireland: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622379
eISBN:
9781800852068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622379.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

An exploration of the roles of James Butler, Earl of Ormond and Oliver Cromwell, in which Ormond takes centre stage and his true importance in the military strategy of 1649 is analysed.


A Scramble for Ireland: Cromwell and the Land Settlement

John Cunningham

in Cromwell and Ireland: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622379
eISBN:
9781800852068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622379.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

An attempt to take Cromwell out of the Cromwellian Settlement, a programme of which Cromwell himself seemed to disapprove, despite having a personal financial interest in Ireland as an adventurer.


The Social Memory of Oliver Cromwell in Ireland, c.1660s–c.1730s

Eamon Darcy

in Cromwell and Ireland: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622379
eISBN:
9781800852068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622379.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Cromwell’s role in the collective folk memory is examined, with a particular emphasis on Irish poetry demonstrating the potency of Cromwell’s name in Ireland from a different perspective.


‘This day by letters severall from hands’ News Networks and Oliver Cromwell’s Letters from Drogheda

Nick Poyntz

in Cromwell and Ireland: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622379
eISBN:
9781800852068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622379.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

An analysis of the newsbooks of the day through the writings of Joseph George Muddiman, focusing in particular on how the news of the fall of Drogheda in 1649 arrived in London.


The Folkloric Afterlife of Oliver Cromwell in Ireland

Sarah Covington

in Cromwell and Ireland: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781789622379
eISBN:
9781800852068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622379.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

A discussion of the traces of Cromwell lingering in Irish folklore. The term ‘Cromwellian’ is questioned, suggesting that the folklore is replete with references to the associations that accrued ... More


The one-legged sailor and other heroes

Daniel Karlin

in Street Songs: Writers and urban songs and cries, 1800-1925

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198792352
eISBN:
9780191834363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792352.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, World Literature

On the streets of Dublin a drunken navvy bawls out fragments of an Irish revolutionary ballad, and a crippled sailor growls out fragments of an English ballad about a crippled sailor, ‘The Death of ... More


Wanted? Coming to the Canadas, 1798–1830

Jane G.V. McGaughey

in Violent Loyalties: Manliness, Migration, and the Irish in the Canadas, 1798-1841

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621860
eISBN:
9781800341784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621860.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores themes of war, migration, gender, and sectarian conflict between 1798 and 1830. It questions how the 1798 Irish Rising factored into some emigrants’ motivations for coming to ... More


South Wales, the Coal Trade and the Irish Famine Refugee Crisis

Frank Neal

in Irish Migrants in Modern Wales

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238485
eISBN:
9781846313356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238485.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter, which investigates the shipping patterns between Ireland and south Wales, demonstrates that there was an enormous human and financial cost to the famine migration. It also establishes ... More


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