What can the experience of one family tell us about authority in early modern Ireland? Quite a bit! John will discuss how the many wives, many children and many subsequent problems of the earls of Clannrickard illustrate the complexity of authority in early modern Irish society.
Steven Ellis. Ireland in the Age of the Tudors. London: Longman, 1998.
Colm Lennon. Sixteenth-Century Ireland: The Incomplete Conquest. Gill and Macmillan, 2005.
Music by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)
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