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Published by W. Morrow in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • O"Sullivan Beare, Donal Cam, -- 1560-1618 -- Fiction,
  • Ireland -- History -- 1595-1612 -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

135,129

Statementby Morgan Llywelyn.
GenreFiction
The Physical Object
Pagination368 p. cm.
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23261132M
ISBN 10068810794X

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  The Last Prince of Ireland by Morgan Llywelyn is a book which elicits anger, frustration and tears in the reader as it tells in gruesome detail the story of the flight of the last Gaelic prince to escape the English in /5. I was totally astonished when the book arrived and I learned that the last prince of Ireland, Donal Cam O'Sullivan, was my 10th great grandfather. Wow! I realize that the book is a historical novel, but the author is considered an expert on Irish history. The story is put together extremely well and the reader is able to recognize the real /5(20). The turning point of Irish history, the battle of Kinsale, is detailed, as the Gaelic nobility that ruled Ireland for 2, years was finally crushed by British invaders. Donal Cam O'Sullivan, the last prince, is determined not to surrender his homeland. He flees with his clan toward an inland stronghold, as the Gaelic nation is ripped apart Price Range: $ - $ An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. The last prince of Ireland: a novel Item Preview remove-circle.

The history of Ireland is studded with tragedies, but none is more poignant, or more decisive, that the battle of Kinsale. There the Gaelic nobility who held sway over Ireland for two thousand years were finally and resolutely crushed by the English invaders. There would follow four hundred years of English Last Prince is Donal Cam O'Sullivan, still determined after the battle 2/5(1). The Princes of Ireland, a sweeping panorama steeped in the tragedy and glory that is Ireland, epitomizes the power and richness of Rutherfurd's storytelling magic. The saga begins in pre-Christian Ireland with a clever refashioning of the legend of Cuchulainn, and culminates in the dramatic founding of the Free Irish State in /5().   The Princes of Ireland is a hefty book, but inside its covers is basically the author's braindump of anything and everything to do with Irish history. Through the use of generational story telling, we as readers experience how various things influenced Ireland/5. Upon the death of Muirchertach Mac Lochlainn in early , Ruaidhrí, King of Connacht, proceeded to Dublin where he was inaugurated King of Ireland without opposition. He was arguably the first undisputed full king of Ireland. He was also the last Gaelic one, as the events of the Norman invasion of – brought about the destruction of the high-kingship, and the direct involvement of.

The latest historical by Irish bard Llywelyn (Red Branch, Druids, etc.) kicks off in the winter of And a cruel winter it is, following the sad defeat of Gaelic nationals at the Battle of Kinsale. As Llywelyn makes clear, the Gaelic people of Ireland spent (and, some would say, are still spending) centuries in combat with aggressors like the Vikings and : Morgan Llywelyn. The last prince of Ireland by Morgan Llywelyn, unknown edition, Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by Clean Up Bot. Febru | History. An edition of The last prince of Ireland () The last prince of Ireland a novel 1st : Buy The Last Prince of Ireland by Llywelyn, Morgan from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. The Last Prince of Ireland: : Llywelyn, Morgan: BooksReviews: I was thrilled to find it as well as amused; thinking the book might have been an "omen". I was totally astonished when the book arrived and I learned that the last prince of Ireland, Donal Cam O'Sullivan, was my 10th great grandfather. Wow! I realize that the book is a historical novel, but the author is considered an expert on Irish history /5.