Selected Documents in Irish History

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M.E. Sharpe, 2000 - History - 151 pages
The first collection of readings designed to supplement Irish History courses, this book includes 42 religious documents, acts of Parliament, speeches, proclamations, poems, and other selections fundamental to understanding Ireland's rich history. Each selection is preceded by a brief introductory comment that places the reading in its historical context.

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Contents

Confessio
3
Muirchus Life of St Patrick
4
Pangur Ban
4
The Bull Laudabiliter 1155
13
Treaty of Windsor 1175
16
Statutes of Kilkenny 1366
19
Poynings Law 1494
23
Act of Uniformity 1560
24
Speech at Mullingar May 14 1843
84
Speech July 28 1846
88
Fenian Oath 1859
90
God Save Ireland 1868
91
Resolutions of the Home Rule Conference 1873
94
Charles Stewart Parnell on the Land Question 1880
97
Irish Parliamentary Party Pledge 1885
100
First Home Rule Bill Speech 1886
101

A View of the State of Ireland 1595 26
26
Tyrones Demands 1599
33
Plantation of Ulster 1610
36
Confederation of Kilkenny 1642
40
The Capture of Drogheda 1649
45
Treaty of Limerick Civil Articles 1691
48
Penal Law 1703
52
Repeal of the Declaratory Act 1782
60
Catholic Relief Acts 1778 1782 1793
61
The United Irishmen 1791
69
Act of Union 1800
72
Speech from the Dock 1803
75
Roman Catholic Emancipation Act 1829
77
Journey in Ireland 1835
80
The Necessity for DeAnglicising Ireland 1892
104
Solemn League and Covenant 1912
108
Proclamation of the Irish Republic 1916
110
Government of Ireland Act 1920
113
Irish Free State Agreement Act 1922
118
Constitution of the Irish Free State 1922
121
Constitution of Éire 1937
126
Reply to Churchill on the Ports 1940
130
Bloody Sunday January 30 1972
134
The AngloIrish Agreement 1985
136
The Agreement 1998
145
About the Editor 152
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