The Secret of Kit Cavenaugh: A Remarkable Irishwoman and Soldier [NOOK Book]

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Christian – ‘Kit’ – Cavenaugh, born in 1667 in Dublin, grew up on a Leixlip farm. A dragoon in the Marlborough Wars, Kit led an adventurous life, courting women, fighting duels and arguing a paternity suit before the truth became known: Kit was a woman. After her husband and father of her three children, Richard Welsh, was press-ganged into the English army to fight in the European wars of the early eighteenth century, Kit disguised herself as a man and enlisted to find him. When she finally came face to face ...

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The Secret of Kit Cavenaugh: A Remarkable Irishwoman and Soldier

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Overview

Christian – ‘Kit’ – Cavenaugh, born in 1667 in Dublin, grew up on a Leixlip farm. A dragoon in the Marlborough Wars, Kit led an adventurous life, courting women, fighting duels and arguing a paternity suit before the truth became known: Kit was a woman. After her husband and father of her three children, Richard Welsh, was press-ganged into the English army to fight in the European wars of the early eighteenth century, Kit disguised herself as a man and enlisted to find him. When she finally came face to face with Richard in 1704 she was enraged to find him in the arms of a Dutch woman. Kit’s adventures did not end there ...

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848898219
  • Publisher: Collins Press, The
  • Publication date: 10/15/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

ANNE HOLLAND grew up in Tunbridge Wells and went to school at Battle Abbey on the site of the Battle of Hastings where her love of history began. She has written over twenty books, including bestsellers such as Sea The Stars. Her most recent book, Winners All, was published in 2012. Anne trained as a journalist and contributed for thirty years to many publications and to radio and television. She now lives in rural County Westmeath.
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