Fire and Sword: Sorley Boy MacDonnell and the Rise of Clan Ian Mor 1538-90

Fire and Sword: Sorley Boy MacDonnell and the Rise of Clan Ian Mor 1538-90

by J. Michael Hill


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Under the leadership of Sorley Boy MacDonnell, Clan Ian Mor became a major force in the development of the Gaelic heartland - the Western Highlands, the Isles of Scotland and Ulster. He was able to hold together Clan Ian Mor as an effective political and military force in the Celtic fringe.

This volume is an important contribution to our understanding of the War of the Three Kingdoms and the political and territorial shaping of the British Isles in the seventeenth century.

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ISBN-13: 9780970852526
Publisher: Dalriada Publishers
Publication date: 02/15/2016
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Dr. J. Michael Hill, of Alabama, is President of The League of the South and the author of Celtic Warfare and Fire & Sword. He is also a frequent lecturer on Southern cultural issues. Dr. Hill's work with The League of the South has been featured in The Washington Post, The New York Review of Books, The Journal of Higher Education, The Mobile Register, The Village Voice, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, The Wall Street Journal, The Nashville Tennessean, The State (Columbia, South Carolina), and many, many other publications. Dr. Hill is a frequent guest on television and radio talk shows and has recently appeared on both BBC Television and Fox News on behalf of the League.

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