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The Invading English also talked about this '...most famous feminine sea captain'. The meeting of the two Queens, Granuaile and Elizabeth I, ensured that the ...
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The Invading English also talked about this '...most famous feminine sea captain'. The meeting of the two Queens, Granuaile and Elizabeth I, ensured that the legend grew until Granuaile became celebrated as one of the most notorious Irishwomen in Elizabeth England.
Using State Papers and manuscripts of the period, Anne Chambers reveals the woman behind the legend and the unique contribution Granuaile made to Irish history. This new edition coincides with the 400th anniversary of Granuaile's death.
|Chapter 1||Powerful by Land and Sea||1|
|Chapter 2||The World of Granuaile||16|
|Chapter 3||Fortuna Favet Fortibus||33|
|Chapter 4||The Pirate Queen||51|
|Chapter 5||'A Most Famous Feminine Sea Captain'||63|
|Chapter 6||'Nurse to All Rebellions'||83|
|Chapter 7||'A Notable Traitoress'||101|
|Chapter 8||The Meeting of the Two Queens||117|
|Chapter 9||End of an Era||139|
|Chapter 10||The Descendants of Granuaile||155|
|III||Granuaile's Petition to Queen Elizabeth I, July 1593||181|
|IV||Granuaile's Petition to the Lord Treasurer, 5 May 1595||183|
|V||Signed Letter by Theobald Bourke to Anthony Brabazon, English Commissioner of Connaught, 8 June 1596||184|
|VI||The Eighteen 'Articles of Interrogatory'||185|