The world of the galloglass kings, warlords and warriors in Ireland and Scotland, 1200-1600

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Published by Four Courts Press in Dublin, Portland, OR .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Galloglasses -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Mercenary troops -- Ireland -- History -- To 1603.,
  • Mercenary troops -- Scotland -- History -- To 1603.,
  • Ireland -- History, Military -- Congresses.,
  • Ireland -- Foreign relations -- Scotland -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Scotland -- Foreign relations -- Ireland -- History -- Congresses.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementSeán Duffy, editor.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsDuffy, Seán, 1962-, University of Edinburgh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA933 .W67 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 219 p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18513436M
ISBN 109781851829460
LC Control Number2007531345

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