Selected Documents in Irish History

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Routledge, Mar 4, 2015 - History - 160 pages
The first collection of readings designed to supplement Irish History courses, this book includes 42 religious documents, historical statutes, acts of Parliament, speeches, proclamations, poems, and other selections fundamental to understanding Ireland's rich history.

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Contents

Confessio
3
2 Muirchus Life of St Patrick
6
3 Pangur Ban
11
4 The Bull Laudabiliter 1155
13
5 Treaty of Windsor 1175
16
6 Statutes of Kilkenny 1366
19
7 Poynings Law 1494
23
8 Act of Uniformity 1560
24
Journey in Ireland 1835
80
Speech at Mullingar May 14 1843
84
Speech July 28 1846
88
26 Fenian Oath 1859
90
27 God Save Ireland 1868
91
28 Resolutions of the Home Rule Conference 1873
94
29 Charles Stewart Parnell on the Land Question 1880
97
30 Irish Parliamentary Party Pledge 1885
100

A View of the State of Ireland 1595
26
10 Tyrones Demands 1599
33
11 Plantation of Ulster 1610
36
12 Confederation of Kilkenny 1642
40
The Capture of Drogheda 1649
45
14 Treaty of Limerick Civil Articles 1691
48
15 Penal Law 1703
52
16 Irish Parliament Act 1719
58
17 Repeal of the Declaratory Act 1782
60
18 Catholic Relief Acts 1778 1782 1793
61
19 The United Irishmen 1791
69
20 Act of Union 1800
72
Speech from the Dock 1803
75
22 Roman Catholic Emancipation Act 1829
77
First Home Rule Bill Speech 1886
101
The Necessity for DeAnglicising Ireland 1892
104
33 Solemn League and Covenant 1912
108
34 Proclamation of the Irish Republic 1916
110
35 Government of Ireland Act 1920
113
36 Irish Free State Agreement Act 1922
118
37 Constitution of the Irish Free State 1922
121
38 Constitution of Éire 1937
126
Reply to Churchill on the Ports 1940
130
40 Bloody Sunday January 30 1972
134
41 The AngloIrish Agreement 1985
136
42 The Agreement 1998
145
About the Editor
152
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JOSEF L. ALTHOLZ is Professor of History at the University of Minnesota.

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